Corning To Pay $6M To Settle GSA False Claims Suit

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 9:32 PM EST) -- Corning Inc. will pay the federal government $5.65 million to resolve an employee whistleblower suit alleging it knowingly presented false claims to the U.S. General Services Administration for laboratory research products the company sold to federal agencies through its life sciences division.

The settlement resolves False Claims Act allegations relating to Corning's 2005 contract to sell laboratory research products to federal government entities through the GSA's Multiple Award Schedule program. Corning is a specialty glass and ceramics company that makes components for consumer electronics, mobile emissions controls,...
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