AT&T Whistleblower's FCA Suit Should Be Pared, Judge Says

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 7:48 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania magistrate judge on Thursday recommended nixing six claims from a whistleblower suit alleging AT&T Corp. fraudulently billed the federal government for scammer calls made through an Internet-based service for the hearing impaired, while affirming that the government's intervening complaint was sufficiently pled.

In a report and recommendation to the Pennsylvania federal court, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell suggested that counts II to VII of former AT&T employee and relator Constance Lyttle's amended complaint be dismissed either because Lyttle had already agreed to drop...
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