Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mellon Bank N.A.
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of New York Mellon
Penalty: 
$18,130,405
Year: 
2006
Date: 
August 18, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Mellon Bank, N.A. entered into a Settlement Agreement regarding the April 2001 destruction of over 77,000 tax returns and payments at the Mellon Client Service Center in Pittsburgh.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Western District of Pennsylvania
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
banking
Specific Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Source of Data: 

Mellon Bank Enters Settlement Agreemen Over Destroyed Tax Returns, US Fed News, August 18, 2006 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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