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Mercer Transportation Company Agrees To Pay $4.4 Million To Resolve Alleged Violations Of The False Claims Act

G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced today a civil settlement with trucking company Mercer Transportation Company, Inc. (Mercer). Mercer has agreed to pay $4.4 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims for payment related to shipments originating at the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Georgia, that were obtained by bribery of Government officials from 2006 through 2012.