Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Quicksort Inc.
Penalty: 
$4,200,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 20, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

California-based companies Quicksort Inc., Quicksort LA Inc. and Quicksort Sacramento Inc. agreed to pay the United States $4.2 million to settle allegations that Quicksort violated the False Claims Act by falsely representing the level to which it had pre-sorted mailings in order to obtain discounted postage rates from the U.S. Postal Service.

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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