Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Beazer Homes USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Beazer Homes USA
Penalty: 
$53,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
July 1, 2009
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
mortgage abuses
Violation Description: 

Beazer Homes USA Inc. agreed to pay the United States $5 million dollars, plus contingent payments of up to $48 million dollars to be shared with victimized private homeowners, to resolve allegations that it, and Beazer Mortgage Corp., were involved in fraudulent mortgage origination activities in connection with federally insured mortgages.

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: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
homebuilding
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.