Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
URS Corporation AES
Current Parent Company: 
AECOM
Penalty: 
$580,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 2, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

URS CORPORATION AES entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal government in which URS agreed to pay $580,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act and the common law in overbilling the federal government on a bridge reconstruction project in Niantic that was funded by Amtrak.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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