Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
NEC Business Network Solutions Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
NEC Corp.
Penalty: 
$3,356,905
Year: 
2004
Date: 
March 27, 2004
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

NEC agreed to pay more than $3 million to the San Francisco Unified School District as part of a settlement of allegations of false claims, bribery and bid-rigging with other companies to win contracts to supply computer service and hardware to schools at inflated prices. The company pleaded guilty to two felony counts in the accompanying criminal case. This was part of a larger $20 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-nec-busine...

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
San Francisco (CA) City Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
San Francisco
Facility City: 
San Francisco
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.