UDT Sensors pays $1.5 million to settle federal inquiry

Jan. 1, 1995
The HiRel Division of UDT Sensors Inc. (Hawthorne, CA) sacked the employees involved with creating erroneous test data on a US government contract for photodetectors and settled with an agreement to pay the government $1.5 million in damages over a fiveyear period. According to UDT, the suspect devices were recalled and retested with no rejects thus far. UDT, a subsidiary of Opto Sensors Inc. (Hawthorne, CA), expects no negative impact on operations and financial strength.

The HiRel Division of UDT Sensors Inc. (Hawthorne, CA) sacked the employees involved with creating erroneous test data on a US government contract for photodetectors and settled with an agreement to pay the government $1.5 million in damages over a fiveyear period. According to UDT, the suspect devices were recalled and retested with no rejects thus far. UDT, a subsidiary of Opto Sensors Inc. (Hawthorne, CA), expects no negative impact on operations and financial strength.

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