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Company: Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T)
Current Parent CompanyTruist Financial
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Penalty: $83,000,000
Year: 2016
Date: September 29, 2016
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: toxic securities abuses
Mega-ScandalToxic Securities
Violation Description: Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T) agreed to pay the United States $83 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Federal Housing Administration that did not meet applicable requirements.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking
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