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Company: O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Company
Current Parent CompanyBAE Systems
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Penalty: $1,100,000
Year: 2000
Date: November 21, 2000
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
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 Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Current Parent: aerospace & military contracting
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