Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hewlett-Packard Co
Current Parent Company: 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Penalty: 
$16,250,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 10, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The United States settled two whistleblower lawsuits for $16.25 million alleging that Hewlett-Packard Co. violated the competitive bidding rules of the Federal Communications Commission's E-Rate Program at the Dallas and Houston Independent School Districts in connection with technology services contracts with those school districts.

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: 
California
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: 
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