US Cleared To Intervene On Gallup FCA Suit's FEMA Claim

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 3:33 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday granted the U.S. permission to expand its involvement in a False Claims Act whistleblower suit against Gallup Inc., allowing the government to intervene on a claim that Gallup offered a job to a Federal Emergency Management Agency official in order to secure a subcontract.

In a minute order, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson greenlighted the U.S. Department of Justice’s motion to intervene on the claim without commenting on the matter. The U.S. announced its initial intervention in the qui...
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