Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
R.J. Computer Consultants, Ltd et al.
Penalty: 
$4,850,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
October 18, 2002
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

RJ Computer Consultants, Business Innovative Technology, Inc., Olympic Corporation, Emerald Estates and Group Kappa and four of their owners pleaded guilty to charges they engaged in a scheme to defraud a school district in which they submitted false and collusive bids, gained insider information and influenced competing bidders. They were ordered to pay a total of $4.85 million in restitution in a plea agreement.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Queens County (NY) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
Facility State: 
New York
Facility County: 
Queens
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Parent company note: 
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