Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Technological Research and Development Authority
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 20, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Technological Research and Development Authority agreed to pay $15 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act in connection with grants from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Economic Development Administration of the Department of Commerce. TRDA, which was created by the Florida legislature as a special district, owns and operates a system of incubator facilities to nurture small businesses by providing low-rent office space and business development assistance.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
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Parent company note: 
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