Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CSC Accounts Management Inc., d/b/a CSC Credit Services, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Equifax
Penalty: 
$6,400,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
October 16, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A consumer debt collection company agreed to pay the United States more than $6.4 million to settle allegations that it made false claims in connection with defaulted student loans under the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the William D. Ford Direct Student Loan Program.

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: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
credit rating services
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Parent company note: 
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