Defense Contractor Fraud Claims in the News
The United States Department of Defense spending for goods and services in Fiscal Year 2007 exceeded $300 billion. With this increased budget has come relaxed oversight and regulation. Quality control and proper testing of these good and services has become lax as documentation for large defense contracts has been reduced allowing fraudulent contractors to get away with defrauding the Pentagon, Department of Defense, and United States.
Recently several news stories have surfaced regarding suspected defense contractor fraud and government contractor fraud. These news stories on potential Defense Contractor Fraud Claims and Government Contractor Fraud Claims will become more common as government fraud, no bid contracts, and poor oversight are discovered. For more information go to the Law Offices of Jason S. Coomer, PLLC Defense Contractor Fraud Claim and Qui Tam Lawsuit Webpage.Qui Tam Lawsuits and Defense Contractor Fraud Lawsuits
In 1986 as a result of increased government contractor fraud, Congress amended the False Claims Act in order to make it easier for whistleblowers to file claims against fraudulent corporations and individuals including fraudulent defense contractors. The act protects the Whistleblower or Relator from retaliation.
As the Defense Contractor Budget has grown so has Defense Contractor Fraud and Government Contractor Fraud. As fraud against the government has grown, the need for government heroes has grown to blow the whistle on greedy businesses that are defrauding the United States and putting our military forces in jeopardy in order to make money. For more information on Qui Tam Lawsuits and Defense Contrator Fraud Lawsuits go to the Law Offices of Jason S. Coomer, PLLC Defense Contractor Fraud Claim and Qui Tam Lawsuit Webpage.