Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$62,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
March 1, 2005
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Northrop Grumman Corp. agreed to pay the United States $62 million to resolve allegations of overcharging the government by fraudulently accounting for materials purportedly used in multiple defense contracts and by fraudulently inflating the cost and misrepresenting the progress of a radar jamming device for the B-2 Stealth Bomber under an Air Force contract.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Illinois
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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