Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bassett Mirror Company
Penalty: 
$10,500,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 16, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
customs duty evasion
Violation Description: 

Virginia-based home furnishings company Bassett Mirror Company agreed to pay the United States $10.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly making false statements on customs declarations to avoid paying antidumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture imported from the People's Republic of China.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
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Parent company note: 
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