Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Penalty: 
$21,400,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
April 8, 2011
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay a $21.4 million criminal penalty as part of a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve charges of improper payments by J&J subsidiaries to government officials in Greece, Poland and Romania in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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