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Illinois Institute of Technology Agreed to Pay $51,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting False Claims to NIH and ACL Grants

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Illinois, agreed to pay $51,907.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that a former IIT employee stole gift cards that were meant to be dispensed to research study participants. Specifically, OIG alleged that IIT submitted false claims for the cost of the gift cards to two HHS funded awards that were awarded by the National Institutes of Health and the Administration for Community Living.

Action Details

  • Date:February 28, 2023
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Grant Fraud Self-Disclosures