Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Current Parent Company: 
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Penalty: 
$41,900,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
July 11, 2005
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PWC) agreed to pay $41.9 million to settle allegations that it made false claims to the United States in connection with claims it made to federal agencies for travel reimbursement. PWC received rebates on its travel expenses from travel and credit card companies, airlines, hotels, rental car agencies, and travel service providers.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
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Parent company note: 
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