KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over 'Excess' LOGCAP III Supplies

Law360, New York (October 10, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Defense contracting giant KBR Inc. has been accused of buying hundreds of millions of dollars of excessive or duplicate supplies that it stockpiled under a massive LOGCAP III logistical support contract for Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a False Claims Act suit unsealed Thursday in Illinois.

According to the complaint unsealed by U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm, KBR and its subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. allegedly maintained a fragmented inventory management system for tracking and storing supplies, equipment and materials that allowed KBR...
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