Monthly Archives: June 2013

General Electric Aviation Systems Pays Over $6.5 Million to Settle Whistleblower-Initiated FCA Case

According to the U.S. Justice Department, General Electric Aviation Systems (GEAS) agreed to pay $6.58 million to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by submitting false claims to the Department of Defense regarding parts for … Continue reading

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Diving into Department of Justice False Claims Act Statistics: A Look at FCA Filings from 1987 to Today

The Department of Justice (DOJ)¬†maintains statistics on False Claims Act (FCA) filings going back to 1987.¬† The statistics go back to 1987 for the simple reason that the False Claims Act, largely as we know it, is the product of … Continue reading

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Useful Resource for Any Potential Whistleblower

Taxpayers Against Fraud, also known by the acronym TAF, was founded in 1986 as a resource for attorneys that represent individuals who bring lawsuits under the False Claims Act to expose frauds against the federal and state governments.

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Companies Pay $2.88 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Disadvantaged Business Fraud

Ohio-based Testech, Inc. and its owner, CESO, Inc., paid nearly $2.9 million to settle allegations that they falsely claimed disadvantaged business status on several government-funded transportation projects in order to garner construction work.

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