Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
NCS Pearson Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Pearson
Penalty: 
$5,600,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
November 19, 2008
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

NCS Pearson Inc. agreed to pay $5.6 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims in connection with a contract to assist the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in deploying federal government security personnel at airports.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information services; media
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Parent company note: 
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