Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Boeing Company
Current Parent Company: 
Boeing
Penalty: 
$54,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 3, 2000
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

The Boeing Company agreed to pay the United States up to $54 million to settle two lawsuits that allege the Seattle-based manufacturer placed defective gears in CH-47D Chinook helicopters and then sold the aircraft to the United States Army.

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: 
Illinois
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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