Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Electric
Current Parent Company: 
General Electric
Penalty: 
$11,500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
July 21, 2006
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

General Electric Co. and two of its subcontractors paid the United States $11.5 million to settle a lawsuit that alleges that GE sold defective blades for engines in U.S. military airplanes and helicopters.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
Facility City: 
Madisonville
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Source Notes: 
If an online information source is not working, check the Violation Tracker Data Sources page for an updated link.
Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.