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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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False Claims on Iraq Police Training Contract

DynCorp International settled a False Claims Act whistleblower lawsuit alleging it and its subcontractor, The Sandi Group (TSG), submitted or caused to be submitted false claims for payment under DynCorp’s contract with the State Department to provide civilian police training in Iraq. DynCorp agreed to pay the United States $7.7 million to resolve allegations that it submitted inflated claims for the construction of container camps at various locations in Iraq. TSG agreed to pay $1.01 million to resolve allegations that it sought reimbursement for danger pay that it falsely claimed to have paid its U.S. expatriate employees working in Iraq.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
4/22/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
DynCorp International Inc. $7,700,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 4/22/2011
Amended Complaint 2/11/2011

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database