Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hewlett-Packard Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Penalty: 
$32,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 1, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Hewlett-Packard Co. agreed to pay $32.5 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products between October 2001 and December 2010.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
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