Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
L-3 Vertex Aerospace
Current Parent Company: 
L-3 Technologies
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
December 8, 2008
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

L-3 Vertex Aerospace, a subsidiary of L-3 Communications Corp., paid the U.S. $4 million to settle allegations that the company submitted false and inflated claims to the Army for hours worked by the firm's employees on a contract supporting military operations by the United States in Iraq.

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: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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