Northrop Targets Fraud Claims In $33M Contract Case

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Northrop Grumman Corp. on Thursday asked a Court of Federal Claims judge to dismiss the U.S. government's fraud counterclaims in a dispute over an improperly billed employee stock incentive, citing a recent case that nixed similar counterclaims because the contractor made no attempt to deceive the government.

In its Thursday court filing, Northrop cited the Court of Federal Claims' Ulysses Inc. v. U.S.A. decision made two days earlier dismissing similar fraud counterclaims against Ulysses, in which Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams ruled that Ulysses' attempts to...
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