Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Dawn, Inc.
Penalty: 
$2,338,879
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 11, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
trade violations
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia reached a settlement agreement with textile importer American Dawn, Inc. to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it intentionally misclassified goods imported into the United States in order to pay lower tariff rates.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Georgia
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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