Military contractors, Dyncorp and the Sandi Group, have agreed to settle whistleblower lawsuits arising from false bills they submitted to the federal government regarding work and services supposedly performed in Iraq. Dyncorp will pay $7.7 million arising from false claims it submitted regarding construction work. The Sandi Group will pay $1.1 million regarding false bills it submitted regarding police training work. The whistleblowers, Drew Halldorson and Brian Evancho, will received approximately $481,000 of the settlements.
Source: Bloomberg News
Whistleblowers in suits under the federal False Claims Act receive15-25% of the monies recovered from the contractors and companies that have defrauded the federal government.
Lexington, Kentucky whistleblower lawyer Robert Abell represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act suits against companies and contractors that have defrauded the federal government.