US Jumps Into FCA Suit Over 'American' Goods Made In China

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. on Monday waded into a Virginia manufacturer’s False Claims Act suit against Capitol Supply Inc., accusing the vendor in Washington federal court of selling paper shredders to the federal government purportedly made in the U.S. that were actually manufactured in China.

From January 2004 to the present, Capitol Supply falsely certified to the General Services Administration and to government customers that Fellowes Manufacturing Co.'s paper shredders Capitol Supply offered through the GSA originated in the U.S. or in designated countries, according to the intervenor...
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