US Intervenes In FCA Suit Over Faked Contractor Tests

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government filed an intervenor's complaint Friday in a False Claim Act whistleblower suit against Triple Canopy Inc., alleging that the contractor falsified marksmanship tests to conceal that fact that it hired unqualified guards under a $10 million contract to protect a U.S. Army base in Iraq.

Triple Canopy was hired in June 2009 to provide an urgently needed security force to Iraq’s second-largest airbase, the Al Asad Airbase, according to the complaint in Virginia federal court. To fill the request, Triple Canopy hired 332...
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