Feds Can't Stay Seedco FCA Case Amid Criminal Probe

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 2:33 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday denied the government’s bid to stay a civil False Claims Act suit against Structured Employment Economic Development Corp., a nonprofit that ran job placement centers, while prosecutors prepare criminal charges against the group’s managers.

Seedco agreed in December to pay $1.7 million to resolve allegations it routinely filed false reports with a federal job reporting database. On Jan. 9, the government asked U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein to halt the case for up to 60 days while it...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America ex rel, et al v. Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

September 14, 2011

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