Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Improperly Charging for Lodging Expenses On Army Contracts

Northrop Grumman paid $700,000 to settle claims of fraudulent and improper billing under two defense procurement contracts. The government alleged that Northrop submitted false claims to the government and improperly charged for lodging expenses for Northrop employees who actually stayed in accommodations provided by the government.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Army
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $700,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 7/14/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database