Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Oracle Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Oracle
Penalty: 
$199,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
October 6, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Oracle Corp. and Oracle America Inc. agreed to pay $199.5 million plus interest for failing to meet their contractual obligations to the General Services Administration. Oracle had been accused of failing to meet its contractual obligations to provide GSA with current, accurate and complete information about its commercial sales practices, including discounts offered to other customers, and that Oracle knowingly made false statements to GSA about its sales practices and discounts.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
software
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Parent company note: 
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