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.
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CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to resolve allegations that it duped government insurance programs in 10 states into reimbursing the pharmacy more than it was owed, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
A third-party defendant in a fight over compensation for a $119 million government complex contract in Tennessee filed a lawsuit against a subcontractor Thursday accusing it of causing costly delays on the project.
Federal prosecutors asked a Georgia federal judge on Thursday to compel the arraignment of a Kuwaiti company accused of overcharging the U.S. military by $70 million for food brought to American troops, despite the company's recent appeal in the case.
The House Armed Services Committee announced Friday that it would begin formally considering proposals from lawmakers and military officials to set the U.S. Department of Defense's policy and procurement agenda for fiscal year 2012.
Hundreds of customers of two waste disposal companies can share in a $600,000 settlement from an antitrust suit against an incarcerated garbage czar who allegedly inflated prices and rigged bids for trash-hauling contracts, Connecticut's attorney general said Thursday.
More than 70 programs at 20 federal agencies handed out $125.4 billion in improper payments during the last fiscal year, despite legislative efforts to improve transparency and reduce payment mistakes, according to a report released Friday.
Aquilent Inc., which provides information technology support to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, sued its subcontractor in Virginia on Thursday over an alleged breach of contract that jeopardizes the company's effort to upgrade and maintain VA databases.
The owners of Miami-based American Therapeutic Corp. pled guilty Thursday to masterminding a complex eight-year Medicare fraud scheme involving more than $200 million in fraudulent claims.
Thompson Coburn LLP announced Thursday it had expanded its government contracts practice in Washington with the addition of Jeff Newman, who joined the firm as partner from Foley & Lardner LLP.
A Maryland federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss five criminal counts against a former National Security Agency official accused of leaking information to the press about alleged waste in the development of a government digital information gathering system.
A New Jersey federal judge sentenced former Perth Amboy, N.J., mayor Joseph Vas on Tuesday to 6 1/2 years in prison and ordered him to pay $163,200 on public corruption and fraud convictions related to misuse of federal housing funds.
A Senate committee on Wednesday approved legislation that would extend the U.S. Government Accountability Office's jurisdiction to hear protests of certain task and delivery order contracts before it expires in May.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a deficit-slashing plan that calls for $400 billion in cuts to defense spending, possibly affecting government contractors and building on U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' earlier suggestions.
A federal judge upheld a U.S. Small Business Administration decision that decertified RCD Cleaning Service Inc. as an entity located in a historically underutilized business zone, a move that made the company ineligible to compete for two military contracts.
A federal judge on Tuesday nixed the remaining claims in a long-running suit against the U.S. over broken agreements made during the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, leaving bank shareholders empty-handed after an appeals court tossed a previous $52 million judgment.
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., reintroduced a bill on Tuesday that would force federal government agencies to rely more heavily on private contractors for goods and services, touting the measure as a way to save taxpayers money.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee approved legislation Wednesday that would prohibit federal contracts from being awarded to individuals and companies that have fallen substantially behind on U.S. tax payments.
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