HP Strikes Deal With DOJ On Kickback Claims

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 8:22 PM EDT) -- Technology giant Hewlett Packard Co. said Monday it had reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve an investigation and a pending federal lawsuit related to allegations that HP and other companies were part of a kickback scheme for contracts with government agencies.

HP reached a settlement in principle with the DOJ to end an investigation into HP's Government Services Administration Multiple Award Schedule contract and separate allegations contained in a False Claims Act case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
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