Boeing-Owned Drone Co. To Pay $25M Over False Claims

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 8:02 PM EST) -- A subsidiary of the Boeing Co. agreed Tuesday to dole out $25 million to the U.S. government to settle False Claim Act allegations that it submitted inflated cost and pricing data for drone contracts with the U.S. Navy and other agencies.

Washington state-based Insitu Inc. agreed to the settlement, which puts to rest allegations the drone manufacturer swayed the government to award it seven contracts in which it supplied cost and pricing data for new materials for its contract proposals while using cheaper, recycled or refurbished parts instead.

"Taxpayers deserve to get what they paid for — especially in significant no-bid military...

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