Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mario Gabelli
Penalty: 
$130,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
July 13, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department, on behalf of the Federal Communications Commission, reached a settlement of $130 million with Wall Street money manager Mario Gabelli and affiliated entities and individuals to resolve civil allegations of fraud in connection with the wireless spectrum license auctions conducted by the FCC.

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