Gallup Pays $10.5M To Settle Whistleblower Suit With Feds

Law360, Chicago (July 15, 2013, 4:11 PM ET) -- Gallup Inc. has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle a False Claims Act suit alleging the company overbilled government agencies for polling contracts and let a federal official guide a contract to the firm as he was being considered for employment there, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.

The settlement resolves a complaint originally brought by whistleblower Michael Lindley, Gallup's former client services director, who alleged he was fired in retaliation for claiming the company defrauded the U.S. Mint and the U.S. Department of...
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Case Title

LINDLEY v. THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION


Case Number

1:09-cv-01985

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Amy Berman Jackson

Date Filed

October 21, 2009

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