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Military Contractor Fraud

False Claims Act Weeds Out a Few Bad Apples

The federal False Claims Act is an integral piece of legislation designed to avoid over-payment by the U.S. government to private contractors. Recently, the FCA has been highly successful in refunding monies taken by unscrupulous healthcare facilities having found ways to increase profits through unlawful Medicaid and Medicare billing practices. In today’s case, we explore [...]

Defense Contractor Defrauds Military and Taxpayers of Millions

Thanks to a qui tam whistleblower, another defense contractor has agreed to a settlement in order to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act. According to the government’s suit, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was submitting false and fraudulent claims while under contract with the General Services Administration (GSA). As a result [...]

GE Settles False Claims Act Case for $6.6 Million

Last month, an Ohio-based defense contractor agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit. General Electric Aviation Systems (GEAS) allegedly submitted or caused the submission of false claims related to contracts with the Department of Defense. As a result of the whistleblower lawsuit, GEAS will pay the United States government $6.6 million. GEAS is headquartered [...]

Lucent Technologies Opts to Settle False Claims Act Suit with US Government

The United States Department of Justice announced that a telecommunications provider has agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit, resolving allegations that it submitted false and fraudulent documentation to the government. Lucent Technologies World Services Inc. (LTWSI), a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, will pay $4.2 million to the government as a result of the settlement [...]

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