Northrop Grumman To Exit $1B FCA Suit Over Satellite System

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A former engineer for Northrop Grumman Corp. and Raytheon Corp. asked a California federal judge on Monday to drop Northrop from his $1 billion qui tam suit alleging the defense giants violated the False Claims Act on a $4.5 billion weather satellite system development contract. 

Steven Mateski asked U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II to drop Northrop from the recently unsealed suit, which was originally filed in 2006 and alleges that between 2002 and 2006, Raytheon and Northrop made false statements about the status of...
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