Atlanta-based world-wide package delivery service United Parcel Serviceagreed to pay $25 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the federal government in connection with its delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages. According to the government, UPS engaged in multiple practices to conceal its failure to comply with its delivery guarantees, thereby depriving federal customers of the ability to request refunds for late deliveries. The government’s allegations arose out of whistleblower lawsuit filed by former UPS employee Robert K. Fulk under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. Mr. Fulk will receive a whistleblower award of $3.75 million. Whistleblower Insider
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