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September 13, 2017

Posted  November 27, 2017

Virginia-based contractor Pacific Architects and Engineers, LLC agreed to pay $5 million to settle charges of violating the False Claims Act by failing to follow vetting requirements for personnel working in Afghanistan under a State Department contract for labor services.  The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act by former PAE manager Robert J. Palombo.  Mr. Palombo will receive a whistleblower award of $875,000 from the proceeds of the government’s recovery. DOJ (DDC)

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