Relators With $2B FCA Claim Object To Hawker Ch. 11 Plan

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 3:26 PM EST) -- Former employees of a Hawker Beechcraft Inc. subcontractor objected on Friday to the company’s Chapter 11 plan, saying their $2 billion claim stemming from a False Claims Act suit over the company’s aircraft sales is not dischargeable.

The plaintiffs, Donald Minge and David Kiehl, are relators in a six-year-old False Claims Act lawsuit filed against the debtor in Kansas federal court alleging HBC made false statements and misrepresentations in selling King Air and military T-6A aircraft to the U.S. government, an alleged scheme that cost the...
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