Cape Henry Associates (Cape Henry), located in Virginia Beach, has agreed to pay $425,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by failing to inform contracting officers of the company’s organizational conflicts of interest in connection with the award and performance of task orders on government contracts.
A Weatherby Lake, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for falsely claiming ownership in a firm that fraudulently received hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts set aside for service-disabled veterans and certified minorities.
Hensel Phelps Construction Company, a large construction company headquartered in Greeley, Colorado, has agreed to pay $2,804,110 to resolve allegations that it improperly manipulated a federal subcontract designated for a business owned and operated by a service-disabled veteran.
Vanessa R. Waldref, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Kentey Ramone Fielder, age 42, of Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced in federal court in Yakima, Washington, to 40 months in federal prison, followed by a 3-year term of supervised release.
A California man was convicted on six counts related to the theft of over $23 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Defense, money destined for one of its jet fuel suppliers.
A Star, Idaho woman pleaded guilty to making a false statement in connection with government contracts.
Sean O’Sullivan, of Sackets Harbor, New York, and David Rose, of Newport News, Virginia, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for their roles in a fraudulent scheme to obtain government construction contracts that were set aside for businesses owned and operated by disabled veterans.