Home Depot To Pay $3M To End FCA Suit Over Imports

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday gave initial approval to The Home Depot Inc. and a subsidiary's $3.15 million settlement of allegations that they violated the False Claims Act and Buy American Act by selling imported construction materials to the government.

Home Depot and and Home Depot USA Inc. seek to end a long-running suit accusing the companies and HD Supply Inc. — which was owned by Home Depot until 2007 — of supplying materials from China, Thailand, Malaysia and India that were eventually used in...
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