Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
North American Pipe Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Westlake Chemical
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
June 15, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

North American Pipe Corporation (NAPCO) agreed to settle allegations that the company supplied the government untested polyvinyl chloride pipe. NAPCO, a subsidiary of Westlake Chemical Company, agreed tol pay $500,000 to settle claims that the company sold the untested pipe to the Defense Department and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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