Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Sierra Nevada
Penalty: 
$14,900,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
February 15, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Sierra Nevada Corporation paid $14.9 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act when it knowingly misclassified certain costs, resulting in inflated overhead rates paid to it pursuant to various government contracts.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nevada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electronic systems
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Parent company note: 
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