Category Archives: Legal Decisions

Hewlett-Packard Agrees to Pay $32.5 Million for Alleged Overbilling

The Justice Department announced today that Hewlett-Packard Co. agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations under the False Claims Act that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products between October 2001 and December 2010. The government alleged that … Continue reading

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Government Intervenes in FCA Whistleblower Suit Against Symantec

The Department of Justice has intervened in a lawsuit against Symantec Corporation alleging Symantec submitted false claims to the United States on a General Services Administration software contract. The case involves a 2007 GSA Multiple Award Schedule contract that allowed Symantec to sell software and related items directly … Continue reading

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CA Inc. Charged with False Claims Act Violations Under GSA Contract

The Department of Justice has filed a complaint against CA Inc. for violations of the False Claims Act in connection with a General Services Administration Multiple Award Schedule contract for software licenses, software maintenance, training, and consulting services. The complaint alleges … Continue reading

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Court Rejects Industry Group’s Attempt to Halt OFCCP Regulations

An attempt by Associated Builders and Contractors to stop a final rule issued by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs that requires contractors and subcontractors, including construction contractors, to establish a seven percent utilization goal for the employment of … Continue reading

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IT Contractor Settles Charges It Inflated Indirect Costs

The Department of Justice has announced that Vector Planning and Services Inc., of Chantilly, Virginia, has agreed to pay $6.5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that it inflated claims for payment under several Navy contracts. VPSI has a … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Support Contractor Settles False Claims Allegations

The Department of Justice has announced that MPRI Inc., of Chantilly, Virginia, has agreed to pay $3.2 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false labor charges on a contract to support the Army in Afghanistan. Under its contract, MPRI was required … Continue reading

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Mapping Contractor Pays $2.1 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit

The Department of Justice has announced that Sanborn Map Company Inc., of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has agreed to pay $2.1 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims in connection with Army Corps of Engineers contracts. Sanborn provides photogrammetric … Continue reading

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