Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
International Airlines Group
Current Parent Company: 
International Airlines Group
Penalty: 
$5,800,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
November 13, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

British Airways and Iberia Airlines agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve their liability under the False Claims Act for falsely reporting the times they transferred possession of United States mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients under contracts with the United States Postal Service.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
airlines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
airlines
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Parent company note: 
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