Qui tam example

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Al is an accountant for a large defense contractor, Bomb, Inc. In his work, he learns that Bomb, Inc. is overstating its expenses on government contracts and defrauding the federal government out of millions of dollars. Al can sue Bomb, Inc. on behalf of the government (a qui tam action). If he wins, the bulk of the damages will go to the government, but a share will go to Al.