Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Dell Technologies
Penalty: 
$75,500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 30, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation agreed to pay $75.5 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by misrepresenting their commercial pricing practices and overcharging the government on VMware software products and related services.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computers
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Parent company note: 
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