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Indictment in $40M Alleged Fraud Case Signals Increased Scrutiny of SDVOSB Government Contractors

On December 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the federal grand indictment of an army veteran for allegedly engaging in major government program fraud by using his status as a service-disabled veteran to obtain contracts set-aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs), despite the fact that he did not control the management and daily operations of the company to which the contracts were awarded.

SBA Publishes Final Rule Implementing New Size Representation Requirements and Penalties for Small Business Size Misrepresentations

Marta Anne Thompson, an Associate in Hogan Lovells’ Government Contracts Practice, contributed to this post. On June 28, 2013, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released a final rule amending the SBA program regulations regarding the requirements for representing small business size and eligibility status, and the penalties that can be imposed on a concern that