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KBR and Others Sued for Kickbacks

The US government has filed a complaint against Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. (KBR) and Kuwaiti companies La Nouvelle General Trading & Contracting Co. (La Nouvelle) and First Kuwaiti Trading Co. (First Kuwaiti) for submitting false claims in connection with KBR’s contract with the Army to provide logistical support in Iraq, the Department of […]

US Sues KBR over Troop Trailers in Iraq

The U.S. government has filed a civil lawsuit accusing KBR and its Kuwaiti subcontractor of submitting nearly $50 million in inflated claims to install live-in trailers for troops during the Iraq War. It is alleged that KBR and First Kuwaiti Trading Co. overcharged for truck, driver and crane costs, and misrepresented delays in providing around […]