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The authors represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds/Justice Department) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud/Justice Department) eva@finchmccranie.com (202) 641-3804

The False Claims Act is a Fail Safe for Attacking the Opioid Crisis – DOJ needs whistleblowers to step forward.

The False Claims Act is needed to fight the opioid crisis with the help of whistleblowers. While it may be a blunt tool compared to sensible laws aimed at addressing the root causes of addiction, the False Claims Act will address the terrible economic and health effects of opioids wrought by wrongdoers willing to exploit others for financial gain—just as it was used effectively during the financial crisis.