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CA Contractors to Pay $4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations & Wage Disputes

California-based contractors Arbon and Rite-Hite have agreed to pay $4 million after a whistleblower revealed the companies were not paying workers proper wages as required by federal laws. Image source: Wikimedia Commons In a recent False Claims Act settlement, California contractors Arbon and its subsidiary Rite-Hite have agreed [...]

By | 2018-03-25T13:49:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Contractor Fraud|

Hewlett-Packard Settles Allegations of Overbilling the U.S. Postal Service

In a recent announcement by the Department of Justice, Hewlett-Packard has settled allegations it bilked the federal government out of millions of dollars during a ten-year contract for the provision of computer software and maintenance services. The computer giant agreed to remit a staggering $32.5 million to settle claims advanced [...]

By | 2018-03-27T09:55:44+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Contractor Fraud|

False Claims Act Defendant Blames Law Firm for Bad Advice Regarding Medical Supplies Contract with U.S. Army

Fraud against the U.S. military eventually prompted former President Abraham Lincoln to enact the False Claims Act, also known as the “Lincoln Law.” As today’s case illustrates, fraud under government contracts continues today. The commission of fraud against the U.S. military is, quite literally, the oldest trick in the False Claims Act book. [...]

By | 2018-03-27T08:45:05+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Military Contractor Fraud|

False Claims Act Lawsuit Filed Alleging Faulty and Defective Guardrails

The whistleblower alleges a faulty guardrail caused deaths and injuries in at least four states.Image source: Wikimedia Commons In a recent False Claims Act case out of Texas, industrial guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries, Inc. is facing significant liability stemming from allegations it secretly altered its production and design of guardrails along national highways, [...]

By | 2014-02-18T16:40:51+00:00 February 18th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|