Cisco Inks $8.6M Deal To End Surveillance-Tech FCA Claims

Law360 (July 31, 2019, 10:31 PM EDT) -- Cisco Systems Inc. will pay $8.6 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly peddling flawed video surveillance gear to government agencies, according to a law firm involved in the case and Wednesday filings in New York federal court.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara on Wednesday approved a stipulation to dismiss the case based on the government’s representation that a deal had been hammered out with the tech titan to end the claims under the FCA and similar state-level laws.

According to a news release the same day from Phillips & Cohen LLP, which represented James...

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