US Joins KBR False Claims Suit Over Iraq Job

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 7:24 PM EST) -- The federal government said Friday that it had intervened in a suit brought by a former KBR Inc. employee alleging the company paid a subcontractor in Iraq for materials for which it was later unable to account.

The suit — filed by former KBR employee James A. Brady III in February 2007 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois — accuses KBR of violating the False Claims Act, and stems from LOGCAP III, the third generation of the U.S. Army's Logistics Civil...
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