21F. ‘(i) PROVISION OF FALSE INFORMATION.-A whistleblower shall not be entitled to an award under this section if the whistleblower-
‘‘(1) knowingly and willfully makes any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or
‘‘(2) uses any false writing or document knowing the writing or document contains any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry.
Referenced Legislation: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) (2010)