KBR Broke Rules By Hiring Private Security: Gov't

Law360, New York (October 15, 2010, 1:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has asked for summary judgment in a False Claims Act suit against KBR Inc., saying that it is clear the army contractor broke the rules when it hired private security to fend off insurgents in Iraq.

KBR has admitted to employing guns-for-hire. Despite the company's contentions that most contractors similarly used private security firms, KBR's contract makes it clear that the army alone handles security, the government said Thursday in a motion filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia....
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC.


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1:10-cv-00530

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District Of Columbia

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Royce C. Lamberth

Date Filed

March 31, 2010

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