Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gilbane Building Company
Current Parent Company: 
Gilbane
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 18, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Gilbane Building Company agreed to pay the United States $1.1 million to resolve allegations that W.G. Mills Incorporated -- a company with which Gilbane merged in November 2010 -- violated the False Claims Act by creating a front company, Veterans Constructors Incorporated, in order to be awarded a Coast Guard contract that was designated for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses.

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: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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