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Manufacturer of Black Hawk Helicopters, Sikorsky Aircraft, Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit

The famed manufacturer of the Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopter, Sikorsky Aircraft, has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle claims it overcharged the U.S. government for services and parts for the powerful utility aircraft. The settlement occurred following a lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, which permits private individuals [...]

By | 2018-09-12T15:49:56+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|Military Contractor Fraud|

IRS Data Reveals Sharp Disparity Between Number of Fraud Reports and Whistleblower Rewards

Noting the success of the federal False Claims Act, Congress enacted a similar IRS whistleblower program in 2007 under the Tax Relief and Healthcare Act, which allows individuals to report tax fraud and evasion in exchange for a possible cut of the eventual recovery. The program has maintained some success over the years; however, recent [...]

By | 2018-09-12T12:27:10+00:00 April 18th, 2014|IRS Whistleblower|

Whistleblower Helps Recover $2.1 Million on Behalf of Army Corps of Engineers

Sanborn Maps allegedly violated the FCA in a recent case involving the Army Corps of Engineers. Image source: Wikimedia Commons The history of the False Claims Act is steeped in combatting wartime fraud. While exploiting the U.S. government and its troops during times of war is hardly a new concept, its application has changed [...]

By | 2018-03-25T13:16:39+00:00 February 14th, 2014|Military Contractor Fraud|