Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd.
Penalty: 
$5,000,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
January 30, 2003
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

A Japanese manufacturer of a coating for video tape pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a $5 million fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix the prices of and allocate customers for the sale of video magnetic iron oxide particles in the United States and elsewhere.

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