Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Platinum One Contracting and Capitol Contractors
Penalty: 
$200,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 29, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Platinum One Contracting, located in Capitol Heights, Md., its president, Anthony Wright, and Capitol Contractors, also located in Capitol Heights, and its president, Vernon J. Smith III, agreed to pay the United States $200,000 to settle claims that they used false statements to obtain contracts from the Department of Defense Tthat had been set aside for companies that qualified for the Small Business Administration's 8(a) business development program, as well as for businesses that qualified for the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) program.

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