Pumping Station Co. Can't Dodge Nigerian Bribe Suit

Law360, New York (November 14, 2011, 6:10 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday refused to toss a False Claims Act suit by a former Moving Water Industries Corp. employee who accused the pumping station manufacturer of hiding $28 million in bribes to secure loans for pump sales in Nigeria.

U.S. District Judge Ricardo M. Urbina denied MWI’s motion to dismiss the suit, finding that the company had not adequately proved its argument that the original claims against it were made based on publicly available information, which the company said would strip the court...
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