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Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges Employees of Contractors Overbilling the Defense Department to Call Them About Lucrative Whistleblower Reward Programs

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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 enormous. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com

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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 lucrative." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com

Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower Center:

    --  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 http://CorporateWhistleBlowerCenter.Com

For attribution purposes please refer to the Justice Department press release on this matter: http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2014/February/14-civ-155.html

Case number: U.S. ex rel. Lankford v. MPRI Inc., Case No. 10-193 (S.D. Ohio).

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