Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
RPM International Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
RPM International
Penalty: 
$60,900,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
August 28, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Ohio-based RPM International Inc. and its subsidiary, Tremco Inc., paid $60.9 million to resolve allegations that Tremco filed false claims in connection with two multiple award schedule contracts with the General Services Administration for roofing supplies and services. Tremco failed to provide the government with price discounts provided to non-federal government customers. It also allegedly marketed expensive materials to government purchasers without disclosing the availability of the same materials at lower cost that were manufactured and sold by the company.

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: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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