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Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges Employees of Contractors
Overbilling the Defense Department to Call Them About Lucrative
Whistleblower Reward Programs
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower
Center is urging private contractors, or subcontractors of contractors
providing any type of service to the US Defense Department in
Afghanistan, the Middle East, or anywhere in the world to call them at
866-714-6466 if they possess well documented proof the contractor is
overbilling the DOD on services related to training, logistics,
LOGCAP, fuel, food, medical services, or any other type of service.
The reward potential for this type of information can potentially be
In a recent United States Department of Justice press release, the
government alleged that a contractor named MPRI billed for employees
who had not worked because they had been granted leave and were out of
the country. The alleged false billing occurred between March 2005 and
October 2010 in Afghanistan.
Under its contract with the Army, MPRI was required to provide support
to the Army in its efforts to re-design and build from scratch a new
Afghan Defense Sector that would establish an Afghan national security
system suitable for a modern Western military. Among other things,
MPRI was allegedly required to provide support for program and
financial management, development and implementation of core systems
for the Afghan Ministry of Defense and General Staff, intermediate
Commands, sustaining institutions, training in logistics,
acquisitions, and installation management and intelligence.
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "If you are an employee of a
private contractor or for a subcontractor providing services to the
Defense Department in Afghanistan, we want you to call us at
866-714-6466 if you have very well documented proof the contractor is
significantly overbilling the DOD. We will carefully explain the
federal whistleblower programs to you, and help get you in contact
with one of the nation's top whistleblower attorneys. The reward
potential for this type of whistleblower information can be incredibly
Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower
-- Do not go to the government first if you are a major whistleblower.
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Major whistleblowers
frequently go to the federal government thinking they will help. It's
a huge mistake."
-- Do not go to the news media with your whistleblower information.
Public revelation of a whistleblower's information could destroy any
prospect for a reward.
-- Do not try to force a government contractor, or corporation to come
clean to the government about their wrongdoing. The Corporate
Whistleblower Center says, "Fraud is so rampant among federal
contractors that any suggestion of exposure might result in an instant
job termination, or harassment of the whistleblower. Come to us first,
tell us what type of information you have, and if we think it's
sufficient, we will help find the right law firms to assist in
advancing your information."
-- The Corporate Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize there are
high quality whistleblowers in every state including California, New
York, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Virginia,
Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia,
Alabama, Louisiana, Missouri, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois,
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, New
Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Any type of insider or employee who possesses significant proof of
their employer or a government contractor defrauding the federal
government is encouraged to contact to Corporate Whistleblower Center
anytime at 866-714-6466 or via their web site at
For attribution purposes please refer to the Justice Department press
release on this matter:
Case number: U.S. ex rel. Lankford v. MPRI Inc., Case No. 10-193 (S.D.
Media Contact: M. Thomas Martin 866-714-6466
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