Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Premier Manufacturing, Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,100,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
December 4, 2007
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
excise tax violation
Violation Description: 

Premier Manufacturing, Inc., a South Carolina cigarette importer, agreed to pay an additional $3.1 million to settle civil claims that between 1995 and 2002 it deliberately understated the weights of cigarettes that it imported.

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