Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Louis Dreyfus Energy Services
Current Parent Company: 
Louis Dreyfus
Penalty: 
$4,084,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 3, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Louis Dreyfus Energy Services paid the United States $4,084,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by failing to pay money owed on natural gas acquired from the Department of the Interior.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
commodities brokerage
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Parent company note: 
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