Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Travelers
Penalty: 
$2,925,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 30, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co., a subsidiary of Travelers Insurance, agreed to forfeit a $2.9 million claim against the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and pay $25,000 costs in settlement of allegations it sought payment for recovery of costs that were inflated estimates, or for which it had been fully compensated, or costs whose recovery was prohibited under the contract.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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