Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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False Claims on Contracts to House U.S. Troops in Iraq

The United States filed a False Claims Act lawsuit against Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. (KBR) and First Kuwaiti Trading Company for submitting inflated claims for the delivery and installation of trailers to house troops in Iraq. The lawsuit alleges that KBR and subcontractor First Kuwaiti knowingly submitted inflated bills to the government on the Bed Down Mission, an effort under the U.S. Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) III contract to replace soldiers’ tents with trailers. The lawsuit also alleges breach of contract and violations of the Contract Disputes Act.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
KBR $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/27/2012
DOJ Press Release 11/27/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database