BAE Says Whistleblowers' Fraud Suit Lacks Specifics

Law360, Los Angeles (February 25, 2013, 10:56 PM ET) -- BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc. urged a Michigan federal judge Friday to throw out a whistleblower suit accusing the defense contractor of using insider information to overcharge the Army for a weapons study, saying the complaint lacks detailed allegations required by the False Claims Act.

The global defense contractor, which operates in more than 100 countries, says the plaintiffs have failed to state specific instances of fraud and therefore are not qualified for protection under the False Claims Act, which requires that fraud allegations...
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