Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Alcoa World Alumina LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Alcoa
Penalty: 
$223,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
January 9, 2014
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Alcoa World Alumina LLC, a majority-owned and controlled global alumina sales company of Alcoa Inc., agreed to plead guilty and pay $223 million in criminal fines and forfeiture to resolve charges that it paid millions of dollars in bribes through an international middleman in London to officials of the Kingdom of Bahrain, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
metals
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Parent company note: 
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