Articles Tagged with Arms Export Control Act

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Rocky Mountain Instrument Company (RMI) recently entered into a settlement agreement with the DOJ to resolve False Claims Act allegations. RMI, a manufacturer of optical components used in laser and imaging applications, allegedly violated both the Arms Export Control Act and International Traffic in Arms Regulations by manufacturing some components overseas, using foreign workers. Because Department of Defense would not purchased components made in violation of law, RMI violated the False Claims Act as a subcontractor by causing contractors to submit claims for payment to the government. Continue reading