KBR Accused Of Silencing Whistleblowers

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 7:44 PM EST) -- Attorneys for a whistleblower accusing KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. of inflating construction costs during the Iraq war asked government regulators Wednesday to investigate a KBR confidentiality statement that allegedly violates obstruction of justice laws.

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen M. Kohn, an attorney for qui tam relator Harry Barko, said the company has engaged in a “systematic tactic” of telling employees not to disclose confidential information regarding fraud without prior consent of its...
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BARKO v. HALLIBURTON COMPANY et al


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1:05-cv-01276

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District Of Columbia

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Royce C. Lamberth

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June 27, 2005

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