Friday, November 5, 2010

U.S. War Contractor Settles Over-billing Case

Truth-Out Today;

The war contractor Louis Berger has agreed to pay a multi-million-dollar settlement for over-billing the U.S. government in Afghanistan. The settlement could reach as much as $65 million. In return, the U.S. Justice Department has agreed to drop a probe into whether Louis Berger intentionally overcharged taxpayers. According to McClatchy Newspapers, the company will also remain eligible for new lucrative contracts in Afghanistan.

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