In a "qui tam" suit, can a person who has knowledge of false claims against the government ....?

In a "qui tam" suit, can a person who has definite knowledge of false statements and representations, i.e. false claims against the U.S. government for grants or loans, but who is not an employee of the perpetrating person or "entity", bring suit in federal court on the governments behalf? (The... show more In a "qui tam" suit, can a person who has definite knowledge of false statements and representations, i.e. false claims against the U.S. government for grants or loans, but who is not an employee of the perpetrating person or "entity", bring suit in federal court on the governments behalf? (The legal authority for this is title 31 u.s.c.a. sec.3729-3730).
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