Gosselin Says DOD Bid-Rigging Verdict Too Speculative

Law360, Washington (September 23, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Belgian transport company Gosselin Worldwide Moving NV asked a Virginia federal judge on Friday to toss a jury verdict finding it had schemed to overcharge the U.S. Department of Defense by fixing rates for transportation contracts, saying the verdict was too speculative.

In August, a jury in the qui tam False Claims Act action found that Gosselin and one of its executives, Marc Smet, knowingly submitted about 9,100 false claims under a contract to transport the household goods of Department of Defense and military personnel within...
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