Oklahoma-based Ross Group Construction Corp. and affiliates will pay nearly $3 million to settle allegations they violated the False Claims Act by improperly receiving set-aside contracts reserved for disadvantaged small businesses, the Justice Department said.
A Pentagon initiative that has transferred excess military equipment to U.S. police departments is in congressional cross-hairs as law enforcement officers in riot gear have used rubber bullets, flash-bang devices, and pepper spray to disperse nationwide protests.
Fluor Corp. isn’t entitled to immunity from a lawsuit alleging it failed to stop a 2016 suicide bombing that seriously injured a U.S. Army specialist at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, a South Carolina federal court said.
The Mississippi Department of Health Services will pay $5 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act in its administration of SNAP, a federal program that provides low-income individuals and families with food purchasing assistance, the Justice Department said.
The Defense Information Services Agency properly eliminated Agile Defense Inc. from a $17.5 billion procurement to provide IT support to military services and defense agencies called ENCORE III, the Federal Circuit said Tuesday.