Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Securitas GmbH Werkschutz
Current Parent Company: 
Securitas
Penalty: 
$9,100,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
April 5, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Securitas GmbH Werkschutz paid the United States 6,529,042 Euros (approximately $9.1 million) to settle allegations that the German company billed the Army, under contracts to provide security at U.S. Army installations in Germany, for guard hours not actually worked.

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