Feds Take On FCA Suit Over AT&T's Alleged Scam Call Costs

Law360, Chicago (March 22, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday joined a whistleblower suit against AT&T Corp. in Pennsylvania accusing the communications giant of violating the False Claims Act by billing the federal government for international scammer calls made through its web-based call service for the hearing impaired.

Intervening in a qui tam suit brought by a former AT&T employee in October 2010, the DOJ alleges that AT&T has allowed the vast majority of calls made through its IP Relay service to be placed by non-U.S. users who are...
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LYTTLE v. AT&T COMMUNICATIONS OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.


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2:10-cv-01376

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Pennsylvania Western

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Nora Barry Fischer

Date Filed

October 19, 2010

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