Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northwestern University
Penalty: 
$5,500,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
February 6, 2003
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Northwestern University agreed to pay the United States $5.5 million to settle allegations that the school violated the False Claims Act with regard to claims in connection with federally-sponsored medical research grants.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Evanston
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