Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Duke University
Current Parent Company: 
Duke University
Penalty: 
$112,500,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
March 25, 2019
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Duke University agreed to pay the government $112.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting grant applications and progress reports that contained falsified research to the National Institutes of Health and to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
university
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Parent company note: 
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