Whistleblower Law Blog
New York AG Settles Qui Tam Lawsuit with School Lunch Provider for $20 Million
The Attorney General of New York has settled its lawsuit against Sodexo, a provider of school lunches, for $20 million. Two whistleblowers, John and Jay Carciero, filed the qui tam action alleging Sodexo received illegal kickbacks from the vendors it selected for school lunch programs. Under New York law, whistleblowers are entitled to a reward of up to 20% of the recouped funds.