Defense Spending

Defense Contract Employee Claims He Was Fired for Reporting Fraud

In lawsuit, says he was trying to stop company from billing U.S. for work it didn't do


A defense contractor fired the boss of its counterintelligence team eastern Afghanistan for reporting its contract fraud against the U.S. government, the man claims in court.

Cornelius Hosch sued BAE Systems Information Solutions in Federal Court.

He claims the weapons-maker canned him after he reported being harassed by his boss for trying to stop BAE from billing the government for work it did not do.