A whistleblower suit against a government contractor, Northrup Grumman, has been settled for $12.5 million.  A former quality assurance manager, Allen Davis, filed the suit after reporting that the company failed to adequately test electronic parts supplied in military aircraft, helicopters and spacecraft.  The suit was filed under the federal False Claims Act and, as a result, the whistleblower will receive $2.4 million of the settlement.

Source:  Los Angeles Times

Whistleblowers that report fraud by government contractors can recover from 15-25% of the amount the government was defrauded under the federal False Claims Act. If you are aware of fraud on the United States government, contact Lexington, Kentucky whistleblower lawyer Robert Abell at 859-254-7076.

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