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Whistleblower pleading standard clarified by court (access required)

Direct evidence of government payment and receipt of fraudulent services must be alleged at the pleading stage for a qui tam action to survive a motion to dismiss, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. Despite this, a former United Airlines employee and government whistleblower’s case has been sent back to the district court ...