A businessman who admittedly rigged a bid for a $1.7 million contract to repair garbage carts in Chicago deserved a relatively lenient 27-month prison term because he helped convict his partner, prosecutors told an Illinois federal court Wednesday.
Cardinal Health Inc. on Thursday agreed to shell out $8 million to settle claims in Missouri federal court that it paid kickbacks to a pharmacy owner for referral orders on prescription drugs covered by Medicare and Medicaid.
A federal judge in Washington on Wednesday dismissed Digital Healthcare Inc.'s suit accusing a Medicaid claims processor of committing fraud by refusing to use the plaintiff's insurance screening method, saying the complaint lacked necessary detail.
A Virginia federal judge refused Wednesday to revisit a ruling nixing the U.S. government’s summary judgment bid to impose civil penalties on a Belgian company that admitted to participating in a criminal bid-rigging scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Defense.
An Afghanistan-based general contracting company filed suit against the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington on Tuesday to block the release of what it says is confidential information that could help its competitors.
President Barack Obama is drafting an executive order that would require companies seeking government contracts to disclose their political campaign contributions, a White House spokesman said Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense, following up on its pledge to monitor workplace complaints at the Defense Contract Audit Agency, reported Tuesday that a former manager in Texas had created an unprofessional workplace by publicly berating auditors.
United Space Alliance LLC, the government's primary contractor for manned space missions, sued the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday over an order requiring the company to submit to an investigation into gender-based wage disparity or risk debarment.
Virginia, Nevada, New Mexico and dozens of local governments and water districts hit J-M Manufacturing Co. Inc. with a lawsuit in California state court Tuesday accusing the company of widespread fraud in the manufacturing and sale of PVC pipe.
The Fourth Circuit ruled Tuesday that an employee-turned-whistleblower at defense contractor IIF Data Solutions will not have to pay more than $500,000 in IIF attorneys' fees for filing a losing qui tam suit against the company.
Two Afghan-American brothers charged with bribing U.S. military officials for construction contracts at Bagram Airfield asked a Hawaii court Monday to merge their case with a parallel case against them in Illinois, saying prosecutors and the defendants would benefit.
A federal judge in Washington on Friday threw out defense contractor L-3 Communications Corp.’s suit accusing the U.S. government of improperly awarding Lockheed Martin Corp. a no-bid contract to sell fighter jet simulators to Egypt.
A Texas hospital moved Monday to dismiss a whistleblower suit alleging it billed Medicare and Medicaid for up to $30 million worth of drugs it acquired for free, saying the plaintiff's accusations were pure speculation.
The U.S. Department of Defense issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would eliminate a loophole requiring some contractors to insure property sold to the government.
The Second Circuit on Tuesday backed a lower court's dismissal of a qui tam suit accusing the University of Rochester Medical Center of fraudulently billing Medicare and Medicaid, also ruling that an attorney representing the whistleblower was rightly sanctioned.
Both the U.S. government and a Mississippi official who allegedly received kickbacks on federal money earmarked for Hurricane Katrina cleanup contracts asked a judge last week to stay a civil forfeiture case while a criminal investigation is ongoing.
Science Applications International Corp. was allowed to supplement its motion for summary judgment with late evidence Monday in a Mississippi qui tam suit accusing it of bid-rigging a $3.2 billion U.S. General Services Administration contract.
New Jersey-based defense contractor Staff Gasket Manufacturing Corp. and its president pled guilty Monday to procurement fraud for outsourcing part of their manufacturing to China.
The American Small Business League on Wednesday sued the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in California for full access to Lockheed Martin Corp. records, marking the group's latest action over the alleged diversion of small-business contracts.
The founder of technology services company Advanced Solutions for Tomorrow Inc. agreed Monday to plead guilty in Rhode Island federal court to bribery in a $9.2 million kickback scheme over U.S. Navy contracts.