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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Potential Overbilling on Iraq Police Training Contract

The United States filed a False Claims Act complaint against DynCorp International alleging that it knowingly submitted inflated claims in connection with the State Department’s CIVPOL contract, on which DynCorp trained Iraqi police forces and provided support services such as trainers, guards, translators, vehicles and living quarters for contractor personnel. The government alleges that, between April 2004 and December 2008, DynCorp knowingly allowed subcontractor Corporate Bank Financial Services and its affiliate, The Sandi Group (TSG), to charge excessive and unsubstantiated rates for hotel lodging, translator, security guard and driving services, and overhead expenses. The government also alleges that DynCorp added its own markup to the subcontractors’ excessive charges. In 2011, DynCorp paid $7.7 million and TSG paid $1.01 million to resolve other false claims allegations involving the CIVPOL contract (see DynCorp instance, “False Claims on Iraq Police Training Contract”).

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
7/19/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
DynCorp International Inc. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 7/19/2016
DOJ Press Release 7/19/2016

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database