Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
N.I. Teijin Shoji Co. Ltd.
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
January 25, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

N.I. Teijin Shoji Co. Ltd., aka N.I. Teisho of Japan, and an American subsidiary, N.I. Teijin Shoji (USA) Inc., agreed to pay the United States $1.5 million to resolve potential claims under the False Claims Act in connection with the companies' importation and sale of defective Zylon fiber which was used as the key ballistic material in bulletproof vests.

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