Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Danfoss Flensburg GmbH
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
October 4, 2011
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Danfoss Flensburg GmbH, formerly Danfoss Compressors GmbH, agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $3 million criminal fine for its role in an international conspiracy to fix the prices of light commercial compressors, a type of refrigerant compressor used in devices such as water coolers and vending machines.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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