Contrack International Pays $3.5M To Settle USAID FCA Suit

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Global engineering and construction company Contrack International Inc. has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by evading qualification requirements for U.S. Agency for International Development contracts, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

The DOJ says that the McLean, Va.-based Contrack International violated the FCA and the Foreign Assistance Act by skirting USAID's nationality and source regulations, as it failed to disclose the true identity of its joint venture partners for contracts covering the construction of water...
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