Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
South Carolina State University
Penalty: 
$140,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
June 28, 2001
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

South Carolina State University agreed to pay the United States $140,000 to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that it diverted Department of Agriculture grant funds from one USDA grant program to another, in violation of Section 1444 of the Food and Agricultural Act of 1977.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
South Carolina
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