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University to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

MADISON, WIS. - Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, acting through the University of Wisconsin-Madison ("University"), agreed to pay $1.5 million to the United States to settle the claims that it violated the False Claims Act by failing to properly account for rebates and credits to reduce costs allocable to federal grants and awards ("Federal Awards").


Action Details

  • Date:March 21, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions