Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Diebold Election Systems, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Diebold Nixdorf
Penalty: 
$2,600,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
November 10, 2004
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced a $2.6 million settlement with Diebold Election Systems, Inc. to resolve a lawsuit that alleged the Texas-based firm provided false information to obtain payments from the state and counties for its electronic voting equipment.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
automated teller machines
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.