Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Electrolux Home Products
Current Parent Company: 
Electrolux
Penalty: 
$687,781
Year: 
2002
Date: 
October 9, 2002
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The company paid to settle allegations that it defrauded the government by failing to declare the value of certain tooling molds, assembly labels and parts that it provided to overseas manufacturers on entry summaries it filed with the Customs Service.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Sweden
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
appliances
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.