Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Armor Holdings Products LLC
Current Parent Company: 
BAE Systems
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
October 7, 2008
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Armor Holdings Products LLC agreed to pay the United States $30 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly manufacturing and selling defective Zylon bullet-proof vests.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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