Whistleblowers Want $9M In Sun Microsystems Kickback Deal

Law360, Chicago (May 15, 2012, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Two whistleblowers whose False Claims Act and kickback suit against Oracle Corp. unit Sun Microsystems Inc. ended in a $46 million settlement with the federal government told an Arkansas federal court Monday that they deserve a $9.3 million cut of the deal.

Qui tam plaintiffs Norman Rille and Neal Roberts argued in their motion for determination of their share of the settlement approved last year that they provided firsthand information, documents and analysis that were significant to the government's recovery from Oracle, which bought Sun in...
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