Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
International Business Machines Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
IBM Corp.
Penalty: 
$2,800,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
June 14, 2019
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

International Business Machines Corporation and Curam Software (now owned by IBM) agreed to pay $14.8 million to settle state and federal allegations that they made material misrepresentations during the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange contract award process for the development of Maryland's Health Insurance Exchange website and IT platform. Maryland received $2.8 million of the total. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department (see separate Violation Tracker entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Maryland Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Maryland
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.