Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$11,400,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 9, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department announced that Northrop Grumman Corp. has paid the United States $11.4 million to settle a government claim for penalties provided under the Federal Acquisition Regulation and False Claims Act allegations stemming from its failure to abide by a 2002 settlement agreement with the Defense Contract Management Agency. The government alleged that Northrop charged to its federal contracts certain costs for deferred compensation awards to key employees, even though it had promised not to do so as part of the earlier 2002 settlement.

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: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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