Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lincoln Fabrics Ltd.
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 12, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Lincoln Fabrics Ltd., a Canadian weaver of ballistic fabrics, and its American subsidiary, agreed to pay the United States $4 million to settle a lawsuit for violations of the False Claims Act in connection with the weaving of Zylon fabric used in the manufacture and sale of defective Zylon bullet-proof vests.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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