Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Emery Worldwide Airlines
Current Parent Company: 
XPO Logistics
Penalty: 
$10,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 14, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The United States Government reached a $10,000,000 settlement with former U.S. Postal Service contractor Emery Worldwide Airlines concerning its responsibility for the acts of its employees in allegedly submitting knowingly inflated billings to the USPS for the handling of Priority Mail at mail processing facilities during a multi-year contract.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Columbia
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
trucking and logistics
Source of Data: 

U.S. REACHES $10,000,000 SETTLEMENT WITH EMERY WORLDWIDE AIRWAYS CONCERNING ITS ALLEGED FRAUDULENT BILLING, US Fed News, November 14, 2006 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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