Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Charles River Laboratories International Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Charles River Laboratories
Penalty: 
$1,800,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
March 13, 2017
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Charles River Laboratories International Inc. agreed to pay the U.S. government $1.8 million to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act by improperly charging for labor and other associated costs that were not actually provided on certain National Institutes of Health contracts.

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: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceutical services
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Parent company note: 
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