Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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District of Columbia Child and Family Services Agency False Claims

Maximus paid $30.5 million and entered into deferred prosecution and corporate integrity agreements with the U.S. government to resolve an investigation of Maximus’ activities under a contract with the District of Columbia’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA). The government alleged that Maximus’s employees, including a former company vice president, violated the False Claims Act by causing CFSA to submit claims to the Medicaid program for services that had not actually been provided.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Deferred Prosecution Agreement
Date of DPA Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Maximus $30,500,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 7/23/2007
Corporate Integrity Agreement 7/20/2007
Qui Tam Settlement Agreement 7/20/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database