Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Maxwell Technologies
Current Parent Company: 
Tesla Inc.
Penalty: 
$320,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
March 7, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A Nevada defense contractor agreed to pay the United States $320,000 to settle allegations that the company sold improperly tested electronic parts to the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for a number of military and aerospace programs.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles and energy
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Parent company note: 
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