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Contractor Fraud

Veteran Construction Associates Settles False Veteran Status Claim

Under the federal False Claims Act, it is unlawful for individuals and businesses to submit claims for reimbursement or funding based on fraudulent, falsified, or exaggerated facts. If a company submits improper claims and evidence shows there was intent to defraud (as opposed to accidental fraud), the business may have to pay up to [...]

Lockheed Martin Pays $27.5 Million to Settle Claims It Employed Unqualified Staff

The federal False Claims Act got its start addressing costly and wasteful fraud under defense contracts executed during the American Civil War. Since that time, it has proven highly successful in exposing and redressing this sort of wasteful misconduct, including a recent settlement with aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin. In today’s post, we discuss alleged [...]

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