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Cell Phone Carriers - Procurement Fraud ($138.7 million)

Posted  August 5, 2020

Constantine Cannon represented a whistleblower in a series of state False Claims Act cases alleging the four major wireless carriers — AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile — overcharged the government by failing to provide services at the lowest cost available as required in their government contracts.  In September 2020, the carriers agreed to collectively pay $138.7 million to settle the matter, one of the largest state False Claims Act settlements ever.  Our client received a whistleblower award of roughly $55 million.  Read more — LA Times, CBS, PR NewswireCC.

Tagged in: Contract Non-Compliance, FCA State, Government Procurement Fraud, Pricing Fraud, Whistleblower Eligibility, Whistleblower Rewards,