Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Unum Life Insurance Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Unum
Penalty: 
$650,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 13, 2005
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

O'Neill, Finnegan & Jordan, a Boston insurance brokerage firm, and Unum Life Insurance Co., a subsidiary of UnumProvident Corp., agreed to jointly pay $1.3 million in settlement of allegations that Unum's commission payment to OFJ when arranging state contracts was illegal. The announcement did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally between hem.

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: 
Tennessee
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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