Jury Frees US Training Center Of Ex-Workers' FCA Suit

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal jury on Friday ruled in favor of the Xe Services LLC subsidiary formerly known as Blackwater Lodge and Training Center Inc. in a suit brought by former employees alleging the contractor had overbilled the U.S. for security services in Iraq and Afghanistan.

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis entered judgment for U.S. Training Center Inc. shortly after the jury returned its verdict rejecting the arguments made by False Claims Act relators Brad and Melan Davis.

The suit alleged that USTC had submitted false muster...
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