KBR Balks At Ruling In $100M False Claims Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Defense contractor Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. on Friday contested a Washington federal court ruling indicating it billed the government for private security contractors in Iraq — an issue it says remains undetermined in the government’s $100 million False Claims Act suit.

In a motion, KBR argues that U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth was wrong to state in an opinion earlier this month that “there is no dispute” that KBR subcontractors hired private security contractors or that KBR submitted claims to the government for those...
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