Category Archives: General

Supreme Court Rules on WSLA, FCA’s First-to-File Rule

The Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s holding a qui tam False Claims Act action was timely, because the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act applies only to criminal offenses, not to civil claims. The Court also … Continue reading

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$1.1 Million Settlement in FCA Suit Alleging SDVOSB Was Front

The Department of Justice has announced that Gilbane Building Company will pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that W.G. Mills Incorporated – a company with which Gilbane merged in November 2010 – violated the False Claims Act by creating a … Continue reading

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Navy Awards $2.5 Billion in IDIQ Network Systems Contracts

The Department of Defense has announced that CGI Federal Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia, and DRS Laurel Technologies, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services production units.  CANES serves … Continue reading

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Lockheed Subsidiary to Pay $27.5 Million to Settle Overbilling Allegations

The Department of Justice has announced that Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems has agreed to pay $27.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the government for work performed by LMIS employees who lacked required … Continue reading

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Interim Rule Establishes Minimum Wage for Contractors

Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-79 contains an interim rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, and a related rule issued by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of … Continue reading

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Government Recovered Nearly $6 Billion from False Claims Cases

The Justice Department has announced that the federal government recovered $5.69 billion from False Claims Act cases in fiscal year 2014. According to a DOJ press release, this is the first annual recovery to exceed $5 billion. Although mortgage, housing … Continue reading

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Samsung Pays $2.3 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice has announced that Samsung Electronics America Inc. has agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it caused the submission of false claims for products sold on General Service Administration Multiple Award Schedule contracts in violation of … Continue reading

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