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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Charging Inflated Prices for Blackhawk Spare Parts

United Technologies subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation paid $3.5 million to settle allegations that it charged the federal government inflated prices for Blackhawk Helicopter spare parts. The government alleged that, from February 2008 to September 2011, Sikorsky failed to disclose accurate, complete, and current cost and pricing data to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM), in violation of the False Claims Act and the Truth In Negotiations Act. Sikorsky allegedly caused the government to pay artificially excessive prices for 53 spare parts.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
3/31/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
United Technologies Corporation $3,500,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 3/31/2014
Settlement Agreement 3/31/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database