GW Hit With False Claims Suit Over Grant Director's Firing

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The former grant director of a security research center at George Washington University on Monday sued the school under the False Claims Act, claiming he was wrongfully fired after complaining about fraudulent practices in connection with a $5 million government-funded anti-terrorism subcontract.

In GW's role as a subcontractor on the Global Anti-Terrorism Training Assistance project, the school pulled a bait-and-switch on prime contractor Science Applications International Corp. as well as the federal government by replacing plaintiff John Lombardi as the principal investigator and technical representative on...
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