The meaning of “False”

June 3, 2013

  • 393 United States
  • 393VIII Claims Against United States
  • 393k120 Making or Presentation of False Claims and Other Offenses Relating to Claims
  • 393k120.1 k. In General.

393 United States“False,” for purposes of the False Claims Act, does not mean scientifically untrue, but a lie.
Pfingston v. Ronan Engineering Co., 284 F.3d 999 (9th Cir. 2002)