Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Direct Resource Inc.
Penalty: 
$450,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
May 8, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
trade violations
Violation Description: 

Direct Resource Inc. agreed to pay the government $450,000 to resolve allegations that the company falsely claimed payment in violation of the Trade Agreements Act, which prohibits the sale of products to federal agencies from countries that do not have a reciprocal trade agreement with the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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