SAIC, Others Pay $22.6M To Settle Bid-Rigging Claims

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Science Applications International Corp., its subcontractor and two ex-government employees on Thursday agreed to pay $22.6 million to settle a whistleblower suit in Mississippi accusing them of bid-rigging a $3.2 billion government contract for a data processing center.

SAIC will put up $20.4 million, while its subcontractor Applied Enterprise Solutions LLC and AES CEO Dale Galloway will pay $2.17 million, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Former government employees Stephen Adamec and Robert Knesel are contributing $110,000.

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