Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CH2M Hill Companies Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Jacobs Engineering
Penalty: 
$19,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
March 7, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Colorado-based CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc. and its parent company, CH2M Hill Companies Ltd. agreed that CH2M Hill Hanford Group committed federal criminal violations, defrauding the public by engaging in years of widespread time card fraud. In order to resolve CHG?s civil and criminal liability, CH2M Hill agreed to pay a total of $18.5 million, commit an additional $500,000 towards accountability systems, consent to a corporate monitor, and to continue actively cooperating with the ongoing fraud investigation.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.