Whistleblower Claims Nixed In Halliburton Water Suit

Law360, New York (January 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed a qui tam complaint by a water purification specialist alleging Halliburton Co. defrauded the government by supplying U.S. forces in Iraq with the disease-ridden wastewater the company was paid top dollar to treat.

On Tuesday, Judge James C. Cacheris of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed the allegations by Benjamin Carter, hired by Halliburton to operate a water purification unit at Camp Ar Ramadi near Baghdad, for failing to meet the pleading requirements under the False...
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