Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
EGL, Inc., operating as Eagle Global Logistics
Penalty: 
$300,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
June 19, 2007
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

EGL, Inc., operating as Eagle Global Logistics, paid the United States $300,000 to settle allegations that the company's local agent in Kuwait overcharged the military for rental charges on shipping containers to Iraq for the period from January through June of 2006. The Houston-based company's containers were for shipments of military cargo to Iraq under an EGL subcontract with KBR, the prime contractor for the U.S. Army?s LOGCAP III contract for logistical support of military operations overseas.

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