Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kellogg Brown and Root
Current Parent Company: 
KBR
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 29, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) agreed to pay the United States $8 million to settle allegations of overcharging and other procurement irregularities regarding the Houston-based company's billings to the Army under a contract for logistical support of military operations in the Balkans during 1999 and 2000. The settlement resolved allegations under the False Claims Act that concerned various purchase orders awarded to 10 different foreign KBR subcontractors or vendors.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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