Lockheed Martin Settles Whistleblower Suit for $15.85 Million
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin (“Lockheed”) has agreed to settle a whistleblower suit involving one of its subcontractors, Tools & Metals of Fort Worth, Texas. The qui tam complaints by whistleblowers Robert B. Spencer and John Becker, both former employees of Tools & Metals, alleged that Tools & Metals improperly inflated the cost of tools sold to Lockheed for use on F-22 and F-35 military fighter planes.
The whistleblowers will share in approximately $2 million of the settlement amount as their reward.
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