Alaska and Virginia-based technology contractorsEyak Technology LLC and Eyak Services LLC agreed to pay $2.5M to settle charges of alleged False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act violations. According to the government, from 2005 to 2011 EyakTek held a $1 billion prime contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and EyakTek’s then-director of contracts, Harold Babb, accepted kickbacks from several subcontractors of EyakTek and ESL in return for using his position to direct subcontracts to them. In March 2012, Babb pleaded guilty to bribery and kickback charges and was sentenced to 87 months in prison and to pay more than $9M. DOJ
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