Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Granite Construction Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Granite Construction
Penalty: 
$8,250,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 24, 2015
Primary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Granite Construction entered into a non-prosecution agreement and agreed to pay more than $8 million to the federal government and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Office of Inspector General to resolve a criminal investigation into a disadvantaged business enterprise fraud scheme involving Granite's wholly-owned subsidiary, Granite Construction Northeast,previously known as Granite Halmar Construction Company.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.