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Elmira Contractor Owes $628K

Elmira Contractor Owes Money

ELMIRA, NY (WENY)---An Elmira-based contractor owes the US Government hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The Justice Department says Ward Diesel Filter Systems has agreed to pay the federal government $628,000 to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims and overcharged the military.

The company was under contract to provide diesel exhaust filtering systems for fire engines through the General Services Administration.

The US Government says the company failed to provide pricing information and provide better prices to the government.