Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$325,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 2, 2009
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Northrop Grumman Corp., its subsidiary Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corp., and its predecessor TRW Inc. agreed to pay $325 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that Northrop provided and billed the National Reconnaissance Office for defective microelectronic parts known as Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors.

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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