Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CDW-Government LLC
Current Parent Company: 
CDW
Penalty: 
$5,663,902
Year: 
2013
Date: 
March 29, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

CDW-Government LLC agreed to pay $5.66 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims in connection with a U.S. General Services Administration. CDW-G , a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation and a reseller of information technology products, resolved allegations that, during the period 1999 to 2011, it improperly charged government purchasers for shipping, sold products to the United States that were manufactured in China and other countries that are prohibited by the Trade Agreements Act.

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: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
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