Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hanjin Transportation Co. Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Hanjin Group
Penalty: 
$6,182,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
November 14, 2018
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

South Korea-based companies SK Energy Co. Ltd., GS Caltex Corporation, and Hanjin Transportation Co. Ltd. agreed to pay a total of $154 million to resolve civil antitrust and False Claims Act allegations relating to a decade-long bid-rigging conspiracy that targeted contracts to supply fuel to United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force bases in South Korea. They separately settled related criminal charges.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
South Korea
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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