Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
VMware
Current Parent Company: 
Dell Technologies
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
October 23, 2020
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced a $4 million settlement with VMware, resolving allegations that the software company violated the state False Claims Act by making false statements and overcharging the State and local governments for information technology software.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computers
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Parent company note: 
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