CSC Pays $1.1M In FCA Fight Over Fake Employee Resumes

Law360, New York (April 16, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Virginia-based defense contractor Computer Sciences Corp. will pay $1.1 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it wrongly billed taxpayers for pricey labor after submitting fraudulent resumes for employees, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.

The company, which did not admit any wrongdoing, was accused of inflating staff-member qualifications so that they could be placed into higher-paying positions. That allowed CSC to bill for labor charges at higher rates than otherwise allowed under a government contract, according to the DOJ.

The DOJ said the alleged misconduct took place from January 2008 to January 2012 and involved a task order...

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