US Abandons $100M FCA Suit Over KBR Security Billing

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 4:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. government has dropped its $100 million False Claims Act suit accusing KBR Inc. of billing the government for the company's private security during the Iraq war, according to court documents filed Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth agreed Thursday to drop the suit at the request of the U.S., which filed a motion to dismiss the case Wednesday. The motion did not give a reason for the dismissal, but it said the U.S. had consulted KBR about its plans to drop the suit...
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