Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lucent Technologies World Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Nokia
Penalty: 
$4,200,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
September 21, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

An Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary, Lucent Technologies World Services Inc., agreed to pay the United States $4.2 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that it submitted misleading testing certifications to the Army in connection with the design, construction and modernization of Iraq's emergency communications system.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Finland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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