Category Archives: Defense Contractor Fraud

2013 Was a Record Year for the False Claims Act

According to Department of Justice (DOJ) statistics, 2013 saw a record number of relator-initiated (“qui tam”) False Claims Act lawsuits.

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Court Denies Motion to Dismiss in Small Business Subcontracting Plan Case

In U.S. ex rel. Tran v. Computer Sciences Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90757 (D.D.C. June 3, 2014), the District Court for the District of Columbia denied a motion to dismiss in a case alleging violations of the False Claims … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Review Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act Case

Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in U.S. ex rel. Carter v. Haliburton Co., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir. 2013).

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Department of Justice Announces Partial Settlements in Two Rabon Law Firm FCA Cases

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that masonry companies, Frazier Masonry Corp., F-Y Inc., CTI Concrete & Masonry Inc., Masonry Technology Inc., and Masonry Works Inc,, and individuals, Russell Frazier and Rob Yowell, agreed to pay nearly $1.9 million to settle … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Denies Cert. in U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Yesterday, the Supreme Court declined to hear the case from the Fourth Circuit, U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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More Defense Contracting Fraud on the Horizon?

Since 9/11, defense spending has been at its highest points in U.S. history.  The Washington Post reports that since 2001 the U.S. defense budget has risen from $287 billion to $530 billion. 

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