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British Petroleum to Pay $7.9 Million Amid Storage and Cleanup Fraud Allegations

BP has agreed to pay $7.9 million and relinquish involvement under an environmental cleanup contract after allegedly double-billing the California government.Image source: Wikimedia Commons In a recent environmental fraud settlement, British Petroleum (BP) has settled with the State of California for $7.9 million following allegations it double-billed for [...]

GE Hitachi Settles False Claims Act Case Involving Nuclear Energy

A recent False Claims Act case reveals an startling ignorance of safety laws pertaining to boiling-water nuclear reactors. Image source: Wikimedia Commons The False Claims Act has proven useful in helping to promote honesty across several industries. While most often used within the healthcare fraud context, the FCA was recently employed against technology [...]