The Department of Justice announced settlements in the listed False Claims Act lawsuits, January through May 2016. The Act permits cases to be brought under the qui tam, or whistleblowerprovisions which permit private individuals to sue on behalf of the government for false claims and to share in any recovery. Over 42 billion dollars has been recovered from government contract fraud through False Claims Act whistleblower cases since 1986.

Click the headline to read the DOJ press release for each case: