Judge Cuts More Claims From $1.2B Xe Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (June 13, 2011, 10:23 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Monday trimmed some claims that Xe Services LLC overbilled the U.S. for services provided in Afghanistan and Iraq under a $1.2 billion contract from a fraud suit brought by an ex-Xe employee.

The suit alleged that Xe — formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide — was not allowed to bill the U.S. Department of State for payments to subsidiary Presidential Airways for aviation services, but U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis dismissed that claim, noting that the State Department officials had stated on...
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