Defense Contractor ADS Settles FCA Suit For $16M

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Virginia-based operational equipment supplier ADS Inc. will pay $16 million to settle False Claims Act allegations it illegally snagged government contracts set aside for small businesses and women- or minority-owned businesses, one of the largest settlements ever obtained for small-business contract fraud, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.

ADS, which supplies equipment and logistics solutions to the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, agreed to pay the U.S. government the $16 million to settle allegations that it knowingly teamed up with several purportedly small businesses...
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