US Joins FCA Suit Over Food For Troops

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 5:23 PM EST) -- The U.S. has intervened in a False Claims Act suit accusing a principal Army food vendor of overcharging for rations delivered to troops in the Middle East, joining a parallel case to its criminal indictment against the supplier. 

In its complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the federal government accused Kuwait-based Public Warehousing Co. K.S.C. of overcharging for perishable and local market-ready items, and scheming with wholesale food vendors to inflate prices reported to the government.

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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America, ex rel, et al. v. The Public Warehousing Company, et al.

Case Number



Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act


Thomas W. Thrash, Jr

Date Filed

November 18, 2005

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