Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Coast Produce Company
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 2, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A Los Angeles company paid $4 million to resolve civil allegations that it fraudulently overcharged the U.S. military for fresh fruits and vegetables that it supplied to military dining facilities and Navy ships in Southern California. As part of a second agreement with criminal prosecutors, Coast Produce Company agreed to implement various measures to ensure the company complies with its legal obligations.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
Los Angeles
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.