Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Akal Security Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Akal Security
Penalty: 
$18,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 13, 2007
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Akal Security Inc., one of the largest contract security providers in the country, agreed to pay the United States $18 million to resolve allegations that it violated the terms of its contract to provide trained civilian guards at eight U.S. Army bases. According to the settlement, some of the supplied security guards allegedly failed to satisfy weapons qualification requirements and receive other training, and the contractor allegedly failed to satisfy contractual man-hour requirements.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Mexico
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
outsourced government services
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Parent company note: 
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