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Dec. 19, 2014

Iron Mountain Companies Pay $44.5 Million to Settle Alleged False Billings for Storing Government Documents and Data

Iron Mountain Incorporated and Iron Mountain Information Management LLC (collectively Iron Mountain) has paid $44.5 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that Iron Mountain overcharged federal agencies for record storage services under General Services Administration (GSA) contracts, the Department of Justice announced today. Iron Mountain is a records storage company headquartered in Boston.

Dec. 19, 2014

Defense Contractor Agrees to Pay $27.5 Million to Settle Overbilling Allegations

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems (LMIS) 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 job qualifications.

Dec. 19, 2014

Coos Bay Company, Its Owner and Four Employees Plead Quilty to Fraud on Defense Contracts

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Coos Bay business, its owner, and four employees were sentenced by the Honorable Michael J. Mosman in federal court on December 12, 2014 for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud the United States by supplying knock-off vehicle and aviation parts to the United States Department of Defense (DOD).

Dec. 18, 2014

Former Defense Department Employee Sentenced To 40 Months in Prison for $2.5 Million Health Care Fraud

WASHINGTON – Jonathan M. Hargett, a former civilian employee of the Department of Defense, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison on a charge of health care fraud stemming from a scheme in which he collected over $2.2 million after submitting fraudulent claims for federal health care benefits.

Dec. 18, 2014

Auburn Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Lying To Obtain Workers’ Compensation Funds

Bruce Lee Cearlock, 79, of Auburn, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to 18 months in prison for making false statements to obtain federal employee’s compensation, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Cearlock was also ordered to pay restitution of over $73,000.

Dec. 17, 2014

14 Indicted in Connection with New England Compounding Center and Nationwide Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

A 131-count criminal indictment was unsealed today in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, the Justice Department announced.

Dec. 15, 2014

Alabama Man Convicted In Scheme to Defraud Military Sub-Contractor

After eleven days of trial, a federal jury convicted an employee of Day and Zimmerman, International (D&Z), a large, multi-national company specializing in construction, engineering, and security for leading corporations and govenments around the world, of eight counts of wire fraud. The employee engaged in two schemes in which he attempted to fraudulently obtain almost $650,000.

Dec. 15, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Pharmacy Store Owner Of Health Care Fraud And Identity Theft

A federal jury has convicted Reddy Vijay Annappareddy, age 46, of Fallston, Maryland, of health care fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme to defraud Medicaid and Medicare by submitting false claims for prescription refills.

Dec. 15, 2014

Federal Contractors Eyak Technology LLC and Eyak Services LLC Resolve False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act Allegations

Alaska and Virginia-based technology contractors Eyak Technology LLC (EyakTek) and Eyak Services LLC (ESL) have agreed to pay $2.5 million and relinquish any rights to additional payments from the United States to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Justice Department announced today.

Dec. 12, 2014

Former Louis Berger Group Inc. Chairman, Ceo, And President Admits 20-year Conspiracy To Defraud Federal Government

The former president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of a New Jersey-based international engineering consulting company pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with respect to billions of dollars in contracts over a nearly 20-year period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.