Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gallup Organization
Penalty: 
$10,550,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
July 15, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Gallup Organization agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Procurement Integrity Act for conduct involving several of its federal government contracts and subcontracts for polling and market research. It also agreed to pay $50,000 as part of a non-prosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
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Parent company note: 
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