Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
IBM
Current Parent Company: 
IBM Corp.
Penalty: 
$2,972,038
Year: 
2007
Date: 
August 16, 2007
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

IBM Corporation and PriceWaterhouseCoopers agreed to pay the United States a total of more than $5.2 million to settle allegations that the companies solicited and provided improper payments and other things of value on technology contracts with government agencies.

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: 
New York
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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