EDS was sued by the Inland revenue in 2005 for it's flawed IT outsourcing to EDS. Seems EDS settled out of court and finally paid back a lump sum to HMRC of Â£25m of the Â£71.25m claimed. The question is how much longer until the MOD get EDS into court over DII(F)? EDS Cough Up The most worrying quote from the article seems to indicate a little more than a few back hander's were on the table for more government contracts. "We were not supposed to know either that more than Â£26m of the compensation was subject to EDS's winning future UK government contracts. In fact, EDS did not win as much business as it had expected and its payments to HMRC trickled in."