CyTerra Pays $1.9M To Settle FCA Suit Over Mine Detectors

Law360, Los Angeles (July 2, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT) -- Military technology company CyTerra Corp. has agreed to pay the federal government $1.9 million to resolve whistleblower allegations that it failed to provide the U.S. Department of the Army with accurate, up-to-date pricing data for its sales of mine detectors, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

Tuesday's settlement resolves a qui tam action pending in Massachusetts federal court against CyTerra. Whistleblowers Kevin Bartczak and Keith Aldrich, both former CyTerra executives, will share $361,000 from the recovery, the DOJ confirmed.

"The Department of Justice will hold accountable those who...
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