Judge Trims FCA Suit Against Bulletproof Vest Maker

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT) -- A District of Columbia federal judge on Monday trimmed payment by mistake and unjust enrichment claims from a False Claims Act suit that accuses First Choice Armor & Equipment Inc. of knowingly selling faulty bulletproof vests to the federal government.

The suit, first filed in 2009, is one of several against companies who have made vests using a material called Zylon, which the government says is defective because it breaks down in heat and humidity. First Choice sold at least $2.5 million worth of the vests...
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