NY Estimating Consultant Settles $3.1M Government Project Fraud Case

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The civil settlement arose from a whistleblower’s lawsuit under the False Claims Act.

November 23, 2020
Eva Fedderly - Engineering News-Record

VJ Associates, a Hicksville, N.Y., estimating consultant, has agreed to pay $3.13 million in civil and criminal penalties to settle charges that the firm overbilled and falsified hours on multiple federal and state government-funded transportation and other contracts in New York and Massachusetts, the U.S. Attorney's office in Boston announced on Oct. 29.

Reprinted courtesy of Eva Fedderly, Engineering News-Record

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