July 8, 2022
Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc.
, which provides propulsion and power systems for vehicles belonging to the Department of Defense and NASA, has agreed to pay $9 million
to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit. According to Brian Markus
, a former employee, the company misrepresented its compliance with the cybersecurity requirements of contracts with those agencies, in violation of the False Claims Act. For bringing a successful qui tam
case, Markus will receive a relator’s share of $2.61 million
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