Whistleblower Says Brickman Overbilled Gov't Lessor

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 2:42 PM EST) -- A federal court on Thursday unveiled a whistleblower’s suit accusing commercial landscaping powerhouse Brickman Group Ltd. LLC of charging Duke Realty Corp., a government real estate manager, for services it reduced or didn’t perform and goods it didn’t use.

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio lifted the seal on a False Claims Act complaint lodged in June by Mark Elliott, a former Brickman branch and sales manager, who alleged Brickman systematically defrauded federal properties managed by Duke Realty.

The move followed the...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Brickman Group Ltd., LLC

Case Number



Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Michael R. Barrett

Date Filed

June 16, 2010

Government Agencies

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