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Newark-Based Company and CEO Agree to Pay $2.75 Million to Resolve Allegations of Government Contracting Fraud

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David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that E.M. Photonics, Inc. ("EMP") and its Chief Executive Officer, Eric Kelmelis, have agreed to pay $2.75 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by seeking disbursements from federal agencies for falsified labor cost and duplicative work in order to maximize charges to contracts awarded by federal agencies.