Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sprint Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$5,565,250
Year: 
2003
Date: 
June 19, 2003
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Sprint Corporation agreed to pay the United States $5,565,250 to settle claims that it defrauded the General Services Administration from 2000 to 2002.

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