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Company: Alliance One International Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPyxus International
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Penalty: $9,450,000
Year: 2010
Date: August 6, 2010
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Secondary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: Two foreign subsidiaries of Alliance One International Inc., a global tobacco leaf merchant headquartered in Morrisville, N.C., pleaded guilty to violating various provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In addition, the Department of Justice and Alliance One entered into a non-prosecution agreement in which Alliance One agreed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation and to retain an independent compliance monitor for a minimum of three years to oversee the implementation of an anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance program and to report periodically to the department.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: plea & non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: tobacco
Specific Industry of Current Parent: tobacco
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