US Settles FCA Suit Over Boots Sold To GSA

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 3:17 PM EST) -- A General Services Administration contractor will pay the U.S. $300,000 to settle allegations that it sold the agency Chinese-made boots in violation of U.S. trade laws.

The settlement ends claims that Macon, Ga.-based Giga Inc. falsely had claimed that its boots originated in the U.S. or other countries designated under the Trade Agreements Act.

“The parties ... respectfully notify this court of the settlement in this matter and further jointly request dismissal of the claims against Giga,” The parties said in their motion to toss the...
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Case Title

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. GIGA, INC.


Case Number

1:13-cv-00771

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

False Claims Act

Judge

Robert L. Wilkins

Date Filed

May 28, 2013

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