Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sciencefriday Inc.
Penalty: 
$145,531
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 16, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Sciencefriday Inc. and Ira Flatow, both individually and in his capacity as president of the company, agreed to pay $145,531 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act and the common law in the management of a $998,554 federally-funded grant.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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