Cisco Systems and Westcon Group North America Settle Claims of Overcharging the Federal Government
Cisco Systems and Westcon Group North America have settled claims of overcharging the federal government and have agreed to pay the government $48 million. The settlement resolves a qui tam lawsuit brought by Norman Rille and Neal Roberts in Arkansas. The settlement covers a fraction of sales to the General Services Administration from 1997-2009 involving Westcon sales of Cisco products to the government.
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