Judge Won't Toss $1.2B FCA Suit Against Xe

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 2:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied a bid by Xe Services LLC, formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, to dismiss a suit from two ex-employees claiming it overcharged the government for security work, ruling that an amended complaint was properly filed.

In an order issued Wednesday, Judge T. S. Ellis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia said the whistleblowers did not violate the False Claims Act's requirements when they amended their complaint without first filing a sealed version, because the new version of...
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