By TAL KOPAN | 7/15/13 11:45 AM EDT Updated: 7/15/13 7:57 PM EDT

Gallup Organization has agreed to pay the government $10.5 million to settle a false claims case against the company for allegedly inflating cost estimates in government contracts.

The Justice Department announced the settlement Monday, resolving a complaint originally brought under the Whistleblower Protection Act by a former Gallup director of client services.

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Sure fuck with a polling company you morons.