Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Mellon Bank, N.A.
Date:June 28, 2007
Primary Offense:False Claims Act
Mellon Bank, N.A., agreed to pay an additional $16.5 million to settle claims related to the destruction of tens of thousands of individual tax returns and checks in 2001 that the bank was supposed to process as an agent for the Treasury Department.
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:New York
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:financial services
Specific Industry of Parent:banking
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