Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
URS E & C Holdings Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
AECOM
Penalty: 
$9,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
January 6, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

URS E & C Holdings Inc., a successor in interest to the global design and construction company Washington Group International Inc., agreed to pay $9 million to settle allegations that WGI submitted false claims in connection with United States Agency for International Development contracts.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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