Compass Group to Pay $18M To Settle Whistleblower Case For School Overcharges

Compass Group USA has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a whistleblower case for over charging school districts in New York for food services. The Charlotte based company failed to share discounts from food vendors as required by the False Claims Act and in addition to the payment, Compass agreed to create a nutritional code of conduct to improve the quality of food it provides to schools.