Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Aggregate Industries Northeast Region, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
LafargeHolcim
Penalty: 
$50,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 27, 2007
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Aggregate agreed to plead guilty and pay $50 million to resolve state and federal criminal and civil allegations that it engaged in a fraudulent scheme to sell adulterated concrete to the Big Dig tunnel project. The resolution was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/ma-aggregat...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.