MTA Project Contractor Pays $936K To Settle FCA Suit

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A New York electrical contractor agreed Wednesday to pay $936,000 to the federal government in a False Claims Act suit after admitting that it fraudulently worked on a city subway construction project that was meant for disadvantaged small businesses.

Kleinberg Electric Inc. paid the settlement to end a suit brought by U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. In the agreement, which was accepted by a federal judge Wednesday, the company admitted to fraudulently partnering with a certified disadvantaged business, J&R Rey, to secure...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Of America v. Kleinberg Electric Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


P. Kevin Castel

Date Filed

June 11, 2013


Government Agencies

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