ABC News Reporting on Murphy Anderson False Claims Act Whistleblower Case Involving Unqualified Translators in Afghanistan

September 8, 2010

ABC Worlds News at 6:30 EST and Nightline at 11:30 EST will be airing a story on whistleblower and qui tam relator Paul Funk's lawsuit that alleges false claims of interpreter competency made by Columbus, Ohio-based Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, his former employer. The first amended complaint for the recently unsealed lawsuit alleges that Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (called "MEP") provided linguists who were not qualified to serve as translators for the armed forces in Afghanistan.

A web version of the story is available on ABC News’ website.

Murphy Anderson attorneys Mark Hanna, Ann Lugbill and Michelle Woolley are co-counsel with Scott Newar.