Textron Says Missing Army Inventory Not A False Claim

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A Textron Inc. unit urged a Louisiana federal judge Friday to put an end to a whistleblower's allegations that the company lost armored vehicle spare parts from a warehouse it kept for a U.S. Army contract, arguing that the government didn't lose any money.

Stacey Lee, a former Textron analyst, alleged in her complaint that Textron violated the False Claims Act by over-reporting the spare parts available in a Louisiana warehouse for Army armored security vehicles by as much as 50 percent.

But Textron argued Friday...
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