San Diego company admits bilking Pentagon of $3.6M

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SAN DIEGO — A San Diego-based company providing information technology services to the Department of Defense admitted bilking the government of more than $3.6 million, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

Vector Planning & Services Inc. admitted the overbilling and agreed to pay the government $6.5 million under an agreement between the company and federal prosecutors that was submitted Tuesday to U.S. Magistrate William McCurine Jr.

The fraud involved submitting fake invoices over a period of several years, according to court documents. As a result, the government basically paid Vector twice for the same expenses, according to prosecutors.

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