Chrysler Wins Dismissal Of FCA Whistleblower Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 29, 2013, 8:16 PM ET) -- A Michigan federal judge on Tuesday granted Chrysler Group LLC’s motion to dismiss a False Claims Act suit brought by a former executive who accused the carmaker of retaliating against him for uncovering and attempting to report fraudulent activity against the U.S. government.

The case was originally filed as a qui tam action against Chrysler, Fiat S.p.A., Fiat North America LLC and Chrysler executives for allegedly decreasing the government’s ownership interest in Chrysler through a shady deal with Fiat. Last December, federal prosecutors declined to intervene...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. Fiat S.p.A., et al

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Avern Cohn

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Date Filed

September 19, 2011


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