ArmorGroup Settles Whistleblower Suit For $7.5M

Law360, New York (July 07, 2011, 1:19 PM ET) -- ArmorGroup North America Inc. and its affiliates have paid $7.5 million to settle an ex-employee's whistleblower suit in Washington claiming the company breached a $189 million contract to guard the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

James Gordon, a former director of operations for AGNA, accused the company of not disclosing to the U.S. Department of State that its Kabul employees, including a program manager, had violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act by frequenting brothels where women trafficked from China worked...
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Case Information

Case Title

GORDON v. ARMORGROUP NORTH AMERICA, INC. et al

Case Number

1:09-cv-01547

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Royce C. Lamberth

Date Filed

August 17, 2009

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