Massachusetts-based telecom software company NetCracker Technology Corp. agreed to pay $11.4 million, and Virginia-based information technology companyComputer Sciences Corp. agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle charges they violated the False Claims Act by using individuals without security clearance on a government defense contract. The allegations first arose in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by former NetCracker employee John Kingsley under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. Mr. Kingsley will receive a whistleblower award of $2,358,750 as his share from the government’s recovery in this case. Whistleblower Insider
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