Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Medical Response Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
KKR & Co.
Penalty: 
$9,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
October 5, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

American Medical Response Inc. paid the United States over $9 million to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act. The government alleged that the ambulance company provided illegal inducements to hospitals in Texas in exchange for referrals.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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