NetApp, Feds Settle Contract Fraud Suit For $128M

Law360 (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Network Appliance Inc. will pony up $128 million to settle a corporate fraud suit alleging that it bilked the U.S. Government Services Administration by not honoring its most-favored customer status.

The settlement, signed by both parties April 7 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is the largest corporate fraud settlement to be associated with the GSA's Federal Supply Service procurement program to date, according to a law firm representing the whistleblower who filed the original complaint.

NetApp, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of...
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