Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Samsung Electronics America Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Samsung
Penalty: 
$2,300,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 19, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Samsung Electronics America Inc. agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it caused the submission of false claims for products sold on General Service Administration Multiple Award Schedule contracts in violation of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
South Korea
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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