Tag: Pay

  • 3M Agrees To Pay Out $6 Billion Over Ear Plugs

    Multinational manufacturing company 3M agreed Tuesday to pay out $6 billion to settle over 250,000 lawsuits alleging that earplugs the company supplied to the U.S. military were faulty and led to hearing loss. The earplugs, which the military used for training and combat from 2003 and 2015, were manufactured by Aearo Technologies, a company acquired…

  • Defense Contractor Must Pay $1.3 Million After Providing Fraudulent Parts To Military

    A defense contractor must pay $1.3 million in restitution and serve a three month prison sentence after supplying the U.S. military with faulty and fraudulent parts, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio said Tuesday. Timothy W. Foley, operator and co-owner of Parts Source International Inc. in Goleta, California, worked as a…