Ethics

Settlement Reached in False Claims Act Allegation

June 12, 2017 North Texas Contractor and Executive Agree to Pay United States $2.475 Million to Resolve False Claims Act and Anti-kickback Act Allegations Source: Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, June 5, 2017 North Texas Contractor and Executive … Continued

Kansas City Contractor Indicted for Fraud

January 23, 2017 Construction Company Owner, Kansas City Veteran Indicted in ‘Rent-a-Vet’ Scheme Source: Kansas City infoZine, Staff, January 14, 2017 The former owner of a local construction company and a Kansas City, MO veteran were indicted by a federal … Continued

Justification Needed on Sole Source Contracts

October 7, 2016 Justice Department Grantee Faulted for Sole Source Youth Mentoring Contracts Source: Government Executive, Charles S. Clark, September 23, 2016 In allocating more than $200 million in grant money aimed at mentoring Indian tribal youth, Justice Department grantees … Continued

“The Focus Today is on Contractor Responsibility”

May 18, 2016 Defense Business: These Are Nervous Times for Contractors Source: National Defense, Sandra I. Erwin, May 9, 2016 Speaking to a room of government contractors recently, defense officials insisted that there is no witch-hunt. Contrary to industry perception, … Continued