Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Accenture LLP
Current Parent Company: 
Accenture
Penalty: 
$63,675,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 12, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Accenture LLP agreed to pay the United States $63.675 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that Accenture submitted or caused to be submitted false claims for payment under numerous contracts with agencies of the United States for information technology services.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
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Parent company note: 
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