Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HD Supply Waterworks
Current Parent Company: 
HD Supply
Penalty: 
$4,945,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 12, 2015
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

HD Supply Waterworks--the nation's largest supplier of water, sewer, fire protection and storm drain products--agreed to pay the United States $4,945,000 under the False Claims Act to resolve allegations that it participated in a scheme designed to take advantage of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program in order to obtain subcontracts on federally-funded projects.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-industrial equipment
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Parent company note: 
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