Feds Fight Back Against Sikorsky's FCA Suit Dismissal Bid

By Daniel Wilson (February 26, 2018, 5:52 PM EST) -- The federal government hit back Friday at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s bid to cut "overbroad" allegations from a False Claims Act suit accusing the company of overcharging the U.S. Navy for replacement aircraft parts, telling a Wisconsin federal court the complexity of the case was driven by the alleged wrongdoing of Sikorsky itself.

The aircraft manufacturer had argued that the government overreached on its allegations regarding overcharging and mistakenly tried to accuse two units of the same company of a kickback scheme. But those kickback claims are legally legitimate and the breadth of the government's allegations stem from Sikorsky's own conduct, the...

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