Boeing Pays $23M To End FCA Whistleblower Suit In Texas

Law360, Los Angeles (October 10, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT) -- The Boeing Co. paid $23 million to settle a False Claims Act suit alleging it fraudulently billed the government for maintaining the U.S. Air Force's C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft over a four-year period at Boeing's San Antonio facility, according to court documents unsealed in Texas federal court Friday.

The federal government intervened in the suit concurrent with the settlement.

U.S. District Chief Judge Fred Biery unsealed the suit Friday, revealing the qui tam complaint filed in 2007 by experienced aircraft mechanics and technicians who worked for Boeing, including Clinton Craddock, Fred Van Shoubrouek, Anthony Rico and Fernando de la Garza. They...

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