November 6, 2000 Research and Development Laboratories Inc.
California based Research and Development Laboratories Inc. (RDL) has agreed to pay $4.5 Million Dollars to settle claims asserted in a qui tam action filed by Liam Weston, a former employee. RDL obtained a contract in 1994 to place university professors and students in Air Force laboratories to conduct research in the fields of physical and biological sciences.
The allegations asserted in the qui tam case were that the company inflated its billings to the government by $2 Million Dollars.
As part of the settlement, Mr. Weston will receive $900,000 for having filed the qui tam case.
See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 11/6/00