MTA Project Contractor Pays $936K To Settle FCA Suit

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A New York electrical contractor agreed Wednesday to pay $936,000 to the federal government in a False Claims Act suit after admitting that it fraudulently worked on a city subway construction project that was meant for disadvantaged small businesses.

Kleinberg Electric Inc. paid the settlement to end a suit brought by U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. In the agreement, which was accepted by a federal judge Wednesday, the company admitted to fraudulently partnering with a certified disadvantaged business, J&R Rey, to secure...
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