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China Electronic Component Supply Chain Fraud Can Be the Basis of Whistleblower Reward Lawsuits that Pay Financial Rewards to Chinese Whistleblowers, Military Contractor Employee Whistleblowers, Government Official Whistleblowers, and other International Whistleblowers by China Electronic Part Fraud Whistleblower Lawyer, Chinese Electronic Manufacturing Fraud Bounty Lawyer, and China Fake Electronic Parts Whistleblower Lawyer Jason S. Coomer

Globalization of supply chains in international trade has created a shift in where many component parts are produced.  This shift includes the production of electronic components that are used in aircraft, military weapons systems, computers, medical equipment, and other products that are purchased by the United States government through procurement contracts.  These electronic components were traditionally manufactured in the United States and Europe, but are now being manufactured in China, Mexico, India, and South America.  When these electronic components are fake or substandard parts, false certifications regarding the quality of these electronic components can be the subject of a Qui Tam False Claims Act Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit.  These lawsuits encourage whistleblowers including international whistleblowers along the electronic component supply chain to blow the whistle on fake military electronic components, low quality electronic components, and other counterfeit electronic parts.

If you are aware of electronic component manufacturing fraud or illegal international trade practices including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) by a multinational corporation in China or a Chinese corporation in another country, please feel free to contact China Fake Military Electronic Component Whistleblower Lawyer and Chinese Electronic Component Supply Chain Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail message  or use our submission form to have a foreign corrupt practices act attorney review a potential China Business Electronic Component Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, Chinese Manufacturer Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit, Chinese Fake Electronic Component Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, China Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violation Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, or other China Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit. 

Chinese Whistleblowers, Military Contractor Employee Whistleblowers, Government Official Whistleblowers, and other International Whistleblowers are needed to work with China Military Electronic Part Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawyers, Chinese Electronic Manufacturing Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawyers, and China Fake Electronic Parts Whistleblower Reward Lawyers to Expose Electronic Component Supply Chain Fraud

Defense Contractor false certification fraud in the electronic component supply chain have increased as some government contractors and subcontractors are using cheaper electronic parts from China, India, Mexico, and other countries to fulfill government contracts.  As a result these military  contractors use defective military electronic components, defective military electronic parts, and defective military equipment parts in war planes, missile systems, and other military equipment.  Whistleblowers that have independent knowledge of military electronic component supply chain procurement fraud committed against the government by government contractors and subcontractors can blow the whistle on the military procurement fraud and if they are the first to provide notice of the fraud can recover a large financial reward for helping the government identify and stop procurement fraud.

If you are aware of defense contractor supply chain procurement fraud, defective military equipment fraud, military electronic component fraud, military procurement fraud, or other government contractor procurement fraud, please feel free to contact Military Contractor Procurement Fraud Lawyer, False Certification Procurement Fraud Lawyer, and Military Contractor Electronic Component Fake Part Procurement Fraud Lawyer, Jason Coomer, via e-mail  or use our online submission form for a free review of a government contractor procurement fraud qui tam claim.

Over a Million Fake Components Have Been Used by Government Contractors In United States War Planes Many of these Fake Part Came from China

"The US Senate Armed Services Committee said its researchers had uncovered 1,800 cases in which the Pentagon had been sold electronics that may be counterfeit.  In total, the committee said it had found more than a million fake parts had made their way into warplanes such as the Boeing C-17 transport jet and the Lockheed Martin C-130J 'Super Hercules'.  It also found fake components in Boeing's CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter and the Theatre High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile defence system. 'A million parts is surely a huge number. But I want to repeat this: we have only looked at a portion of the defence supply chain. So those 1,800 cases are just the tip of the iceberg,' said Senator Carl Levin. In around seven in 10 cases, the fake parts originated in China, while investigators traced another 20 per cent of cases to the United Kingdom and Canada, known resale points for Chinese counterfeits." US weapons 'full of fake Chinese parts' Thousands of United States' warplanes, ships and missiles contain fake electronic components from China, leaving them open to malfunction, according to a US Senate committee.

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False Certification of Product Quality commonly occurs after a product has been approved for mass production.  The original prototypes of a product are typically created with high quality materials and parts including strong metals, seals, plastics, and components.  However, after the original prototypes have been tested and approved, some defense contractors use inferior parts and materials to lower costs that make weapons, ships, vehicles, computers, electronics, and other military goods less reliable, weaker, and more prone to not work when needed.  The defense contractor that provides a false certification of a product's quality has committed a false certification that may subject the defense contractor to a Government Contractor Procurement Fraud False Certification of Product Quality Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit.

China and the United States are working Together to Expose Government Corruption, Illegal Kickbacks, Supply Chain Fraud, and other Criminal Acts

There is a worldwide effort by the international community to crack down on government corruption, illegal kickbacks, illegal bribes, and supply chain fraud.  This effort includes initiatives by the United States to identify and prosecute illegal bribery schemes of government officials.  To identify hard to detect bribery schemes, the United States Securities Exchange Commission is offering large bounties (whistleblower rewards) for persons with specialized knowledge of systematic bribes, complicated bribery schemes, and supply chain fraud resulting in defective military equipment, medical equipment, and pharmaceuticals.  These large economic incentives are designed to encourage international whistleblowers, government officials, business executives, import export experts, customs experts, logistics experts, and other persons aware of complicated import and export bribes and government fraud to step up and become a confidential international trade whistleblower.

The United States Bounty Actions are set up under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  The FCPA applies to “issuers” (U.S. and foreign companies listed on U.S. securities exchanges and their employees); “domestic concerns,” which run the gamut of business entities organized under U.S. laws or with their principal place of business in the United States; the officers, directors, employees, and agents of those U.S. business entities (irrespective of nationality); U.S. citizens; U.S. resident aliens; “any person,” including all foreign persons, who commit an act in furtherance of a foreign bribe while in the United States, and U.S. businesses and nationals acting abroad. A Company must require all of its affiliated companies and all of their employees to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Because of the success of the rapidly growing Chinese economy, many multinational corporations are competing fiercely to do business in China including large construction contracts, pharmaceutical contracts, infrastructure contracts, financial services contracts, and other lucrative contracts.  Further, because of the currency trading rate for the Chinese currency and the low cost of labor, many foreign corporations are investing in manufacturing plants in China.  These factors combined with Chinese government run industries have created a fertile environment for illegal payments to government officials, bribery schemes, and other violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

This rapid expansion has also created an environment where large multinational corporations can hide fraudulent supply chain practices that can effect the quality of electronic components including military grade electronic components. When large international corporations take advantage of extended international electronic component supply chains, then falsely certify the electronic components as military grade or medical grade these false certifications can cost lives and be the basis for False Claims Act Whistleblower Reward Lawsuits.

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The increased government spending over the past decade created an environment where many corporations, dishonest government contractors, fraudulent government sub-contractors, and other dishonest people have begun committing procurement fraud including systematic procurement fraud against the government including the Department of Defense.  This government contractor procurement fraud has defrauded the government out of large amounts of money.  As such, the government is offering large financial rewards for government contractor procurement fraud whistleblowers that are aware of fraudulent billing of the government.  These government contractor procurement fraud whistleblowers can often work with government contractor procurement fraud whistleblowers lawyers and the Department of Justice to expose fraudulent government contractors and criminals that are committing procurement fraud. 


Government Contractor Procurement Fraud Lawsuits and Government Contractor Procurement Fraud Actions

The United States Department of Justice is working with procurement fraud whistleblowers to root out government contractor fraud committed in connection with the procurement of goods and services used by our military and civilian agencies, including fraud that affects our men and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since January 2009, procurement fraud cases, including the non-war related procurement fraud recoveries have accounted for over $1.01 billion in recoveries – more than the Department's recoveries in 2007 and 2008 combined. The Department’s recoveries since 2009 include more than $718 million attributable to Department of Defense contracts.

Ensuring that our military and procurement systems are protected from fraud is vitally important. Using the False Claims Act, the Department is aggressively pursuing fraud in connection with the wars in Southwest Asia. During fiscal year 2010, the Civil Division recovered $10.6 million in these cases. To date, settlements and judgments in procurement fraud cases involving the wars in Southwest Asia total $152.2 million. Of this amount, $129.7 million has been recovered since January 2009.

The Department has intervened in a case against Public Warehousing Company, a multi-billion dollar defense contractor that is alleged to have engaged in war profiteering on three prime vendor contracts (for which it was paid $9.8 billion) with the Defense Logistics Agency to supply food to U.S. troops in Kuwait, Jordan, and Iraq. At home, the Department is leading an investigation into companies, as well as individual executives, who manufacture and sell defective Zylon fabric used as the key ballistic material in bulletproof vests sold to the United States for use by federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. The investigation has revealed that these vests degraded quickly over time due to heat and humidity and were unfit for ballistic use. Thus far, the Department has obtained more than $59 million in this effort, and the investigation continues today.

In addition to investigating and initiating cases that target procurement fraud, the Division also aggressively pursues counterclaims when fraudulent conduct surfaces in defensive matters. The Division handles defensive procurement cases when they are filed in the United States Court of Federal Claims. The Division has had substantial success in recent years in obtaining judgments and settlements stemming from fraud in such cases, which often involve inflated contractor damages claims. For example, in Daewoo Engineering v. United States, the Department of Justice collected approximately $51 million in 2010 in settlement of fraud claims arising from a contract dispute concerning the construction of a road in Palau. The Division also recently settled for $9 million fraud claims in Securitas v. United States, a case concerning security guard contracts for services at United States military installations in Germany.

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Corporations that pay illegal kickbacks and bribes to government officials and former government officials in exchange for contracts including large building projects can be brought to justice and made to pay large penalties under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and whistleblowers that bring these corporations to justice may be able to collect large economic rewards under the  Securities Exchange Act (SEC Whistleblower Bounty Actions) and the Commodity Exchange Act (CFTC Whisteblower Bounty Actions).

The Illegal Bribe Whistleblower or Illegal Kickback Whistleblower may be entitled to not only the amount of the illegal bribe or kickback, but the benefit of the illegal bribe or kickback.  In cases where $100,000.00 bribe is made to obtain a $100 million building project, the Illegal Bribe Whistleblower or Illegal Kickback Whistleblower may be entitled to 10 to 30% of the $100,000,000.00 and the $100,000.00 translating into a $10 million to $30 million award.

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Whistleblowers that have independent knowledge of military electronic component supply chain procurement fraud committed against the government by government contractors and subcontractors can blow the whistle on the military procurement fraud and if they are the first to provide notice of the fraud can recover a large financial reward for helping the government identify and stop procurement fraud.

If you are aware of electronic component manufacturing fraud or illegal international trade practices including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) by a multinational corporation in China or a Chinese corporation in another country, please feel free to contact China Fake Military Electronic Component Whistleblower Lawyer and Chinese Electronic Component Supply Chain Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail message  or use our submission form to have a foreign corrupt practices act attorney review a potential China Business Electronic Component Fraud Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, Chinese Manufacturer Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit, Chinese Fake Electronic Component Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, China Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violation Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit, or other China Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit.     

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