BAE Says Brake Defect FCA Suit Identifies No False Claims

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 5:24 PM EDT) -- BAE Systems Inc. asked a Michigan federal judge on Friday to toss a False Claims Act suit brought by an employee relator who alleges BAE sold vehicles with defective braking systems to the U.S. military, saying the relator did not identify any particular false claims BAE allegedly made.

BAE told the judge that relator Michael Winkler, an integrated logistics support manager at a Texas BAE plant, did not claim to have any particular personal knowledge of BAE's contract with the government and did not identify even...
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