On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators and prosecutors, designed to target collusion in government procurement. This is the most recent joint law enforcement effort to combat antitrust crimes and related fraudulent practices, including violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other relevant statutes. The Procurement Collusion Strike Force (Strike Force) represents an interagency partnership comprised of prosecutors from the Antitrust Division and 13 US Attorneys' Offices across the country, as well as investigators from the FBI and four agencies' Inspectors General (DOJ, Department of Defense, US Postal Service and General
The US DoJ announces the creation of a Procurement Collusion Strike Force with implications for US companies and beyond
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