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Accenture will pay $63.7M to settle whistleblower suit

DOJ alleged Accenture received kickbacks from tech companies

Accenture Plc has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to settle a whistleblower lawsuit for $63.7 million. The settlement will be paid in a single lump sum.

The lawsuit, filed under the whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act, accused the consulting firm of bid rigging, accepting bribes and inflating prices of government contracts.

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