Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP
Current Parent Company: 
KPMG
Penalty: 
$9,000,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
October 23, 2001
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP agreed to pay the United States over $9 million to settle allegations of preparing false hospital cost reports that were submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
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