Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Enron
Current Parent Company: 
Enron
Penalty: 
$1,520,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
July 15, 2005
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Violation Description: 

The attorneys general of California, Washington and Oregon announced a $1.52 billion settlement with Enron to resolve allegations of market manipulation and price gouging during the energy crisis of 2000-01.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
out of business
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
power systems
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Parent company note: 
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