Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary
|Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)||Penalty Total||Number of Records|
|Top 5 Primary Offense Types||Penalty Total||Number of Records|
|benefit plan administrator violation||$314,293,001||2|
|wage and hour violation||$72,623,724||5|
|False Claims Act and related||$17,772,038||3|
|Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||$10,300,000||2|
|accounting fraud or deficiencies||$7,000,000||1|
Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.
IBM; IBM CORPORATION 090090862200015; IBM India Private Limited; IBM Personal Pension Plan; STERLING COMMERCE
For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.
For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.
Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.
For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.
Individual Penalty Records:Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case.
|Company||Primary Offense Type||Year||Agency||Penalty Amount|
|IBM Personal Pension Plan||benefit plan administrator violation||2005||private lawsuit-federal||$314,283,000|
|International Business Machines Corp.||wage and hour violation||2007||private lawsuit-federal||$65,000,000|
|International Business Machines Corporation||False Claims Act and related||2019||USAO||$14,800,000|
|International Business Machines Corp.||Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||2011||SEC||$10,000,000|
|International Business Machines Corp.||wage and hour violation||2010||private lawsuit-federal||$7,500,000|
|International Business Machines||accounting fraud or deficiencies||2007||SEC||$7,000,000|
|IBM||employment discrimination||2014||private lawsuit-federal||$3,718,019|
|IBM||False Claims Act and related||2007||DOJ_CIVIL||$2,972,038|
|International Business Machines Corporation||False Claims Act and related||2019||MD-AG||(*) $2,800,000|
|International Business Machines Corporation||Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||2000||SEC||$300,000|
|International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.||wage and hour violation||2005||WHD||$93,287|
|International Business Machines Corporation||employment discrimination||2020||private lawsuit-federal||$80,000|
|International Business Machines Corporation||employment discrimination||2013||DOJ_RIGHTS||$44,400|
|IBM CORPORATION 090090862200015||environmental violation||2012||EPA||$36,814|
|International Business Machines (IBM)||labor relations violation||2001||NLRB||$22,000|
|IBM India Private Limited||wage and hour violation||2014||WHD||$18,960|
|International Business Machines Corp.||wage and hour violation||2005||WHD||$11,477|
|Sterling Commerce, Inc.||benefit plan administrator violation||2003||EBSA||$10,001|
|IBM CORP||environmental violation||2001||EPA||$7,500|