Aerospace Pays $2.5M To End Fight Over Absentee Worker

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 3:21 PM EST) -- The Aerospace Corp. has paid $2.5 million to settle claims that it knowingly billed the U.S. Air Force for services of an engineer who lied about having a doctorate and visited amusement parks while he should have been working, the federal government said Tuesday.

Aerospace, which runs a research center for the Air Force, billed the federal government for William Hunter's services from 2001 to 2008 even though he was unqualified to complete the technical tasks assigned to him, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for...
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