An Ohio businessman who pled guilty as part of a wide-ranging corruption probe in the state was sentenced Wednesday to 37 months in prison for bribing public officials in exchange for contracts.
Defective parts could derail expensive space and missile defense acquisitions by NASA and the military, and the federal government should conduct periodical reviews to ensure quality, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report released Thursday.
A Washington federal judge dismissed several major defendants Tuesday from a Hewlett-Packard Co. selling agent employee's qui tam suit alleging that HP and others violated the False Claims Act when they sold technology products made in Asia to the U.S. government.
Telecommunications contractor Red River Service Corp. on Tuesday received final approval for its False Claims Act settlement with an ex-employee who had accused the company and a U.S. Air Force officer of overcharging the government by $6.1 million for work at an Oklahoma base.
The U.S. Department of State said Thursday it had fired an analyst who was accused of funneling $52 million in federal contracts to a company owned by a man she had secretly married.
Honeywell International Inc. asked a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday to sanction the U.S. Department of Justice for alleged discovery violations in a False Claims Act suit accusing Honeywell of concealing defects in bulletproof vests purchased by the government.
A former Texas politician accused of helping funnel Hurricane Ike cleanup contracts to a friend on Tuesday sought to eliminate or sever three charges that he lied to federal investigators.
Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA Inc. was dealt another blow Tuesday in its protest over losing a $1.4 billion contract to help build Honolulu's new rail system as a Hawaii commerce agency denied the company's latest appeal.
Wintara Inc. on Tuesday agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle two suits brought in Delaware by a subcontractor who accused the company of failing to pay for work done on U.S. Army construction projects in Iraq.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed legislation barring the state government from requiring that companies engage in collective bargaining agreements in order to qualify for construction contracts.
An en banc panel of D.C. Circuit judges on Tuesday refused to review a previous panel's decision to revive manslaughter charges against four Blackwater Worldwide security guards stemming from a Baghdad shooting in 2007 that killed 14 Iraqis.
A Macomb County, Mich., public works agency filed suit against imprisoned former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and a host of contractors Monday, alleging they schemed to overcharge the county by some $26 million for work on a collapsed sewer line.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Tuesday the federal government had proposed the transfer of less sensitive military items to a list managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, aiming to update the U.S. export control system in order to boost national security and economic competitiveness.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced Tuesday it had ruled the U.S. Army should re-evaluate the award of a $165.8 million ammunition disposal contract to a General Dynamics Corp. unit because it failed to account for another bidder's small-business status.
The U.S. Department of Justice claimed another victory Monday in its crackdown on E-Rate fraud as the president of a Michigan Internet services company was sentenced to 15 months in prison for paying off school districts for contracts.
The federal government on Friday called for a sentence well above the zero to six months requested by a former Ohio judge convicted of lying to the FBI in connection with an alleged scandal involving kickbacks for government contracts.
Washington Closure Hanford LLC, the contractor in charge of the U.S. Department of Energy's largest nuclear cleanup effort, was accused Friday in Washington state of rigging a $4.8 million trucking subcontract, allegedly giving the work to a phony small business.
Xe Services LLC, formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, asked a Virginia federal court Monday to block an employee from testifying in a False Claims Act suit against the company, saying he recently walked out during a deposition.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision released Monday that the U.S. Department of Defense must pay back two contractors for the costs of some of their bid protests over a $2 billion Middle East food services contract.
Sick Inc. on Friday filed a $5.8 million suit in Minnesota alleging rival 21st Century Software Inc. torpedoed a software maintenance contract with the U.S. Postal Service by falsely claiming a noncompete agreement prevented its employees from working with the plaintiff.