DOJ Widens Gallup Whistleblower Suit Over Billing Practices

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 8:39 PM EST) -- The U.S. government on Wednesday expanded its involvement in an ex-Gallup Inc. employee's False Claims Act suit over the company's billing practices, alleging Gallup violated procurement laws by failing to disclose it had engaged in employment talks with a government official who helped negotiate a $1.5 million subcontract awarded to it.

The DOJ alleges in a new complaint that Gallup and former Federal Emergency Management Agency director of human capital Timothy Cannon never disclosed to the government that Cannon had sought employment at the polling company...
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