Large Grant Recipient Settles FCA Suit Arising from False Certifications and Representations under DHS Grant Program

On October 18, 2017, IBM and a qui tam relator settled a False Claims Act suit arising out of “Project Gold Shield,” a Department of Homeland Security federal grant program designed to provide interoperable communications systems among Cook County, Illinois’ municipalities. The relator’s case alleged at least $50 million in fraud damages stemming from prime contractor IBM’s […]
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