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Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary
|Top 10 Primary Offense Types||Penalty Total||Number of Records|
|Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||$10,300,000||2|
|accounting fraud or deficiencies||$7,000,000||1|
|False Claims Act||$2,972,038||1|
|wage and hour violation||$104,764||2|
|labor relations violation||$22,000||1|
|benefit plan administrator violation||$10,001||1|
Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.
IBM; STERLING COMMERCE
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Individual Penalty Records:
|Company||Primary Offense Type||Year||Agency||Penalty Amount|
|International Business Machines Corp.||Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||2011||SEC||$10,000,000|
|International Business Machines||accounting fraud or deficiencies||2007||SEC||$7,000,000|
|IBM||False Claims Act||2007||DOJ_CIVIL||$2,972,038|
|International Business Machines Corporation||Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||2000||SEC||$300,000|
|International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.||wage and hour violation||2005||WHD||$93,287|
|International Business Machines Corporation||employment discrimination||2013||DOJ_RIGHTS||$44,400|
|International Business Machines (IBM)||labor relations violation||2001||NLRB||$22,000|
|International Business Machines Corp.||wage and hour violation||2005||WHD||$11,477|
|Sterling Commerce, Inc.||benefit plan administrator violation||2003||EBSA||$10,001|