We are lucky to live in a nation where men and women are willing to put their lives on the line, forming a volunteer military that protects our country and its people. In turn, we all must help support this military and help keep them safe. This is why our firm is taking part in the fight against defense contractor fraud. A number of well-publicized aviation tragedies makes a case involving a major aircraft manufacturer particularly concerning, even if the allegations are focused on military planes and allege overbilling rather than underperforming. Tolerating one form of fraud almost ensures other cases will follow, possibly including companies taking dangerous shortcuts. It is more important than ever for private citizens come forward and partner with experts like our defense contracts fraud lawyer to fight government fraud in all forms — there is often far more than just money at stake.
Aircraft Manufacturer Pays $18 Million to Settle Claims of Overcharging on Defense Contracts
Last Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a press release announcing that The Boeing