Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Hitachi
Penalty: 
$21,100,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 30, 2011
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $21.1 million criminal fine for its participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids and fix prices for the sale of optical disk drives.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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