CDI Settles For $2M Over Fake Labor Costs

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 6:11 PM EST) -- CDI Corp. has agreed to pay $1.95 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it charged the U.S. for military aircraft engine work that was never actually performed.

The U.S. will get about $1.59 million of the settlement, whereas whistleblower Vickie Lanich — who worked for the Sharonville, Ohio-based aerospace division of Philadelphia-based CDI from October 1996 until her termination in July 2005 — will receive about $360,000, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

That same day, Judge Michael R. Barrett of the U.S....
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