A California federal judge on Tuesday overturned a state law requiring Boeing Co. to beef up its remediation of a rocket and reactor test site contaminated by its work for the U.S. government.
Duane Reade Inc. agreed Wednesday to pay $369,744 to settle claims that it paid kickbacks to doctors and submitted false claims to the New York Medicaid program.
A housing authority CEO and a contractor working on a government-funded $33.6 million energy savings project were indicted Wednesday on bribery charges, following a corruption probe in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, that has already snared 50 others.
The Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday it had suspended all contracting authority at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division, in Rhode Island in the wake of a $9.2 million kickback scheme over technology services contracts.
Defense contractor Fisher-Cal Industries Inc. sued the U.S. Air Force on Tuesday in Washington, challenging a decision to in-source photography work at a base.
An Alabama man was indicted Tuesday for allegedly misrepresenting that his small business and some of its employees were based in a specially designated disadvantaged area, enabling it to obtain 28 government contracts worth nearly $2.6 million.
A federal judge in Mississippi on Tuesday denied Science Applications International Corp.'s bid to cut a whistleblower from a suit accusing it of bid-rigging a $3.2 billion government contract.
Federal agencies proposed a new rule Tuesday that would clarify the regulations on organizational conflicts of interest in government contracts, providing a possible alternative to a rule the U.S. Department of Defense proposed in 2010.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced Tuesday that it had denied market research company Synovate Inc.'s bid protest of a $20 million contract awarded to Altarum Institute to perform health care satisfaction surveys of U.S. Army personnel.
Prosecutors asked a federal judge Tuesday to deny a request to push back the bribery and corruption trial of a former Ohio county commissioner and two co-defendants, claiming they have had ample time to prepare.
The U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting on Monday called for greater accountability in government contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying that waste and fraud continue to be a significant problem despite dozens of criminal convictions and billions of needlessly spent dollars.
Two former humanitarian workers were each slapped with a 142-month prison sentence Tuesday in Washington for defrauding the federal government of $1.9 million through U.S. Agency for International Development-funded reconstruction projects in Liberia.
A Florida federal judge on Monday sentenced three local medical professionals to more than four years in prison each for their admitted roles in a $23 million Medicare fraud and kickback scheme involving HIV infusion therapy.
A U.S. Army major convicted of taking $2.8 million in bribes in exchange for contracts in Iraq and Kuwait will not get a new trial or an acquittal, an Alabama federal judge said Monday.
The U.S. Department of Labor unveiled a proposed rule Tuesday that would compel contractors and subcontractors to extend greater affirmative action benefits to veterans protected under federal law.
The Federal Circuit on Monday shot down efforts by the U.S. to trim a $42.7 million award to Dominion Nuclear Connecticut Inc. for partial breach of contract over the disposal of spent nuclear fuel in Connecticut.
A former Ohio county commissioner accused of taking kickbacks for help securing jobs and county contracts could see his trial delayed for 90 days, after one of his co-defendants in a public corruption case in Cleveland asked the court Monday for more time to prepare.
A New Hampshire low-income housing developer on Friday sued the federal government for allegedly blocking its efforts to exit a subsidized mortgage contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in order to protect low-income housing developments for rural communities.
Whistleblowers who accused the Center for Diagnostic Imaging Inc. of paying physician groups for Medicare and Medicaid referrals were granted leave to amend their claims Monday, allowing them to potentially revive Stark Act claims that were tossed earlier in April.
An Indiana appeals court ruled Monday that a BP Products North American Inc. facility with contracts to provide steam and other utility services to private companies is not a public utility — and thus not subject to such state regulations.
Federal courts across the country are handing down important rulings interpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision on False Claims Act liability in Universal Health Services v. Escobar. As the rulings keep pouring in, stay up to speed on Law360’s latest coverage and analysis of Escobar’s impact.