Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pick Your Part Auto Wrecking,
Penalty: 
$5,705,964
Year: 
2005
Date: 
November 9, 2005
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The San Francisco City Attorney and the California State Attorney General announced that Pick Your Part Auto Wrecking, dba City Tow, agreed to pay $5.7 million in settlement of allegations it operated a scheme that sold towed, unclaimed cars for scrap to itself rather than auctioning them off to cover costs and paying the remainder to the State.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
San Francisco
Facility City: 
San Francisco
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Parent company note: 
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