Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
U.S. Investigations Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Corporate Risk Holdings
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 19, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

U.S. Investigations Services Inc. and its parent company, Altegrity, agreed to settle allegations that USIS violated the False Claims Act for conduct involving a contract for background investigations that USIS held with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The companies agreed to forgo their right to collect payments that they claim were owed by OPM, valued at least at $30 million, in exchange for a release of liability under the FCA.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
risk and security services
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Parent company note: 
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