ATK Nears Close Of Whistleblower's Faulty Bullets Suit

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 1:52 PM EST) -- Alliant Techsystems Inc. is close to settling a former US Investigations Services LLC ballistics expert's False Claims Act suit alleging ATK sold defective ammunition under a $90 million contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to court papers unsealed Thursday.

Former USIS employee Jeffrey Campbell claimed in a 2010 suit that ATK shipped faulty bullets for distribution to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement field offices that caused sidearms to malfunction and jam. The company falsely certified the ammunition as compliant with Sporting Arms and...
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