Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Jo Tankers B.V
Penalty: 
$19,500,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
April 19, 2004
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Secondary Offense: 
bid-rigging
Violation Description: 

Dutch-based Jo Tankers B.V. agreed to plead guilty and pay a $19.5 million criminal fine for participating in an international cartel to allocate customers, rig bids, and fix prices on parcel tanker affreightment contracts for shipments of specialty liquids to and from 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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