US Moves To Boot Relator From Time Card Fraud FCA Suit

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 12:56 PM EDT) -- The federal government moved Thursday to boot a now-convicted whistleblower from a suit alleging contractor CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc. allowed its employees to fraudulently claim excess work hours at a nuclear site, saying the whistleblower shouldn’t be able to collect any damages.

In its motion to dismiss relator Carl P. Schroeder from his qui tam action in Washington state, the U.S. Department of Justice said Schroeder was barred from recovery under the False Claims Act because he was convicted of participating in the very time-card...
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