Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Office Depot, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Office Depot
Penalty: 
$4,250,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 14, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Office Depot agreed to pay $4.25 million in settlement of allegations it overcharged San Francisco by failing to provide contractually mandated discounts on items ordered by the city.

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