Northrop Defrauded Gov't Of $62M, FCA Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (January 30, 2014, 10:41 PM EST) -- An ex-Northrop Grumman Corp. employee is accusing the defense contractor of defrauding the federal government of up to $62 million over a program designed to create technology protecting commercial aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles, according to a corrected False Claims Act suit unsealed Wednesday.

The new version of the complaint, which was unsealed after the U.S. didn't move to join the claims and brought by named lead plaintiff Leo Danielides, accuses Northrop of promising to do work it never intended to do, falsely representing that work was being...
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