Category Archives: Defense Contractor Fraud

Supreme Court to Potentially Review Two Fourth Circuit False Claims Act Cases

The Supreme Court of the United States could review two False Claims Act (FCA) cases from the Fourth Circuit: U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., 707 F.3d 451 (4th Cir. 2013) and U.S. ex rel. Carter … Continue reading

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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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Fourth Circuit Applies Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) to Relator’s FCA Suit

In a recent split decision, United States ex rel. Carter v. Haliburton Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5309 (4th Cir. March 18, 2013), the Fourth Circuit took a broad reading of the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) and applied … Continue reading

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