U.S. officials say a leading military contractor has agreed to pay $8 million to resolve fraud claims from more than six years ago.
The Justice Department says it reached the agreement with Kellogg, Brown and Root. It was contracted to help build a military camp (Camp Bondsteel) in Kosovo in 1999.
U.S. officials investigated charges that the firm had double-billed the government and delivered unusable goods.
The Associated Press quotes a spokeswoman for the company who said officials closed the investigation without filing a fraud complaint.
The Army camp in Kosovo was built to support the NATO presence in the U.N.-administered province of Serbia.
Kellogg, Brown and Root is a subsidiary of the U.S. corporation Halliburton, which has been accused of overcharging the Pentagon on military contracts in Iraq.Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP.