CGI Planned To Defraud HUD, Fired Manager Says

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 9:36 PM EST) -- A former employee of CGI Group Inc. sued the Canadian consulting firm for $1.4 million in New York on Monday, alleging he was fired because he spoke out against CGI's proposed contracting scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Benjamin Ashmore, who was a manager for consulting services at CGI's U.S. subsidiary in New York from May 2009 to June 2010, says the company planned to create fraudulent shell companies to skirt new HUD restrictions limiting the number of so-called Section 8...
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