Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
EGL Inc. operating as Eagle Global Logistics
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
August 2, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

EGL, Inc. paid the United States $4 million to settle potential civil claims under the False Claims Act based on the company's alleged inflation of invoices for military cargo shipments to Iraq. Houston-based EGL, operating as Eagle Global Logistics, was a subcontractor for Kellogg Brown and Root, the prime contractor for the U.S. Army?s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (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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Parent company note: 
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