Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
Current Parent Company: 
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Penalty: 
$2,988,819
Year: 
2010
Date: 
June 10, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc. agreed to pay the government alnost $3 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act arising out of a dispute over fees charged on a contract with NASA after Pratt & Whitney merged with Rocketdyne in 2005.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Alabama
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: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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