Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Academy for Educational Development
Penalty: 
$5,000,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
June 30, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Academy for Educational Development in Washington, D.C., agreed to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims to the United States Agency for International Development in connection with two cooperative agreements under which AED provided foreign assistance in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Although certain terms of the settlement were contingent on future events, the agreement ensured that the United States would receive more than $5 million, and potentially could receive more than $15 million, to settle these claims.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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