Military vehicles maker Navistar Defense pays $50 million to settle whistleblower False Claims Act case for false sales histories

Military vehicles manufacturer, Navistar Defense LLC (Navistar), will pay $50 million to resolve a whistleblower case in which it was revealed  that it fraudulently induced the U.S. Marine Corps to enter into a contract modification at inflated prices for a suspension system for armored vehicles known as Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. During...

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Top Harvard University scientist Charles Lieber and Chair of chemistry arrested and accused of lying about his ties to China

Charles Lieber, the well-recognized chair of Harvard University's Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, was arrested and criminally charged with making "false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to the U.S. Defense Department about his ties to a Chinese government program to recruit foreign scientists and researchers. The Justice Department alleges that  Lieber, 60, lied about his...
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Swedish telecom giant Ericsson sets $1.23 billion in reserves to cover fines relating to foreign bribes in China, Greece, Vietnam and more

Ericsson, the Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company has reserved $1.23 billion to cover fines associated with foreign bribes made by the company in China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam, based on an investigation. Ericson has a 35% share in the 2-5G mobile market network and is the major competitor...

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