DOJ Wants Names In Accenture Kickback Case

Law360, New York (December 20, 2010, 5:49 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors have asked an Arkansas judge to force Accenture LLP to give up the name of an employee who approved tacking $2 million onto a subcontractor’s pricing proposal before passing it on to the U.S. government — key evidence, they say, in a massive False Claims Act case against the company.

That $2 million fudge amounted to a false statement aimed at defrauding the U.S. government and the name of the employee who approved it is an important element in an underlying government case, prosecutors...
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