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KBR Ordered To Spill Investigation Docs At Heart Of FCA Case

KBR Ordered To Spill Investigation Docs At Heart Of FCA Case By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (June 26, 2015, 5:06 PM ET) — KBR Inc. took a hit in an ongoing False Claims Act suit from the federal government Thursday … Continue reading

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The D.C. Circuit’s Message to Injured Government Contractor Employees: ‘There’s an Exclusive Remedy For That’

The D.C. Circuit’s Message to Injured Government Contractor Employees: ‘There’s an Exclusive Remedy For That’ posted on: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Last week, in an important decision for contingency contractors supporting U.S. stability operations overseas, the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case

Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (June 11, 2015, 4:22 PM ET) — Triple Canopy Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear a Fourth Circuit decision holding the … Continue reading

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Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case

Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (July 2, 2015, 5:23 PM ET) — A former Defense Department contractor faces two and a half years in prison and a $1 million fine … Continue reading

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Worcester man gets prison in Afghanistan supplies fraud

Worcester man gets prison in Afghanistan supplies fraud       Dimitry Jean-Noel of Worcester was sentenced to a year in federal prison Thursday for stealing $157,000 from the U.S. government while working as a contractor in Afghanistan in 2008. … Continue reading

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In The Field” A Legal Analysis of Military Jurisdiction Over Civilian Contractors Accompanying the Armed Forces During a Contingency Operation for Offenses Committed Outside of an Area of Actual Fighting

In The Field” A Legal Analysis of Military Jurisdiction Over Civilian Contractors Accompanying the Armed Forces During a Contingency Operation for Offenses Committed Outside of an Area of Actual Fighting

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UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, v. KBR

  UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, Plaintiff/Relator, v. KBR, INC., and KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Defendants. Case No. 4:10-cv-4010.United States District Court, C.D. Illinois, Rock Island Division.May 22, 2015. ORDER & OPINION JOE BILLY McDADE, Senior District … Continue reading

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Munns v. Kerry

Munns v. Kerry, Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 2015 MARK MUNNS; CHRISTA MUNNS, administrators for the separate Estate of Joshua Munns; DENNIS DEBRABANDER; SHARON DEBRABANDER, administrators for the separate Estate of John Young; LORI SILVERI, administrator for the separate Estate … Continue reading

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KARL RISINGER v. SOC, LLC, et al.

  KARL RISINGER, Plaintiff, v. SOC, LLC, et al., Defendants. Case No. 2:12-cv-00063-MMD-PAL.United States District Court, D. Nevada.March 24, 2015. ORDER (Mot Sanctions — Dkt. #131) PEGGY A. LEEN, Magistrate Judge. The court held a hearing on Plaintiff’s Motion for … Continue reading

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Pentagon contractor accused of overcharging millions

Pentagon contractor accused of overcharging millions Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press 5:28 p.m. EDT June 19, 2015 Buy Photo (Photo: Regina H. Boone/Detroit Free Press) Story Highlights Government says BAE Systems withheld accurate pricing information. Law requires contractors to provide … Continue reading

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