Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
FreshPoint Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Sysco
Penalty: 
$4,200,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
November 19, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

FreshPoint Inc., a Houston, Texas-based food distribution company and wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco Corp., agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that it overcharged the Department of Defense for fresh fruit and vegetables purchased under 15 separate contracts.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-food products
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Parent company note: 
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