Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Company
Current Parent Company: 
BAE Systems
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
November 21, 2000
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

An Ohio firm agreed to pay the United States $1.1 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act on a contract to armor Hummer four-wheel drive vehicles for the Army and Air Force. The government alleged that O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Company had insufficient quality control of certain subcontractor parts that were placed into armored passenger compartments for the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
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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