Northrop Grumman Ends False Claim Probe For $5M

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 2:45 PM EST) -- Northrop Grumman Corp. has agreed to pay $5.21 million to settle allegations that it misled the U.S. Air Force on the test results of a paint system the defense contractor had developed for the B-2 bomber program.

The settlement resolves allegations raised during a government investigation that Northrop Grumman violated the federal False Claims Act, according to the agreement announced Wednesday by U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Andre Birotte Jr.

“Northrop Grumman has cooperated fully with the Air Force and Department of Justice...
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