Defense Contractor To Pay $2M To Resolve Overcharge Claims

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Defense and security contractor the Macalan Group Inc. agreed Monday to pay nearly $2.1 million to resolve civil claims by the U.S. Department of Justice that it had overcharged the government on a contract to root out improvised explosive devices in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Colorado Springs, Colo.-based firm agreed to pay some $2.08 million to the government and also give up a pending invoice of more than $700,000 to resolve claims that it had submitted false payment invoices for equipment leasing fees, according to a...
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