March 12, 2009
The United States has intervened in a whistleblower suit filed against EMC Corp. The suit alleges that EMC Corp. gave kickbacks to federal IT consultants and overcharged government agencies for hardware, software and services, according to a Dept. of Justice press release.
The company, the world’s largest manufacturer of storage computers, is also alleged to have made false statements to the General Services Administration, the government’s purchasing agency, about its commercial pricing practices in order to obtain a higher price on its contracts