Defense Contractor To Pay $5.75M In Whistleblower Case Deal

Law360, Miami (July 3, 2013, 8:39 PM EDT) -- Defense contractor Sciences Applications International Corp. will pay the federal government $5.75 million to settle a lawsuit alleging violations under the False Claims Act for misleading the General Services Administration in the awarding of a contract, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

The McLean, Va.-based company and a middleman in Tampa, Fla., allegedly helped induce the GSA into issuing a Blanket Purchase Agreement that was awarded to SAIC, making the agency falsely believe that it was being issued on behalf of a federal agency, according to...
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