Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Parcel Service
Current Parent Company: 
United Parcel Service
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 21, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

UPS agreed to pay $4 million to resolves multistate allegations that certain employees violated false claims act laws by recording inaccurate delivery times on packages sent via next-day delivery services by government customers. That resulted in premium-priced packages that appeared to be delivered by their guaranteed commitment times when, in fact, they were not.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
package delivery
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Parent company note: 
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