Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Parcel Service Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
United Parcel Service
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 19, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

United Parcel Service Inc. agreed to pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to the federal government in connection with its delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
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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