Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kellogg Brown & Root LLC
Current Parent Company: 
KBR
Penalty: 
$402,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 11, 2009
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Kellogg Brown & Root LLC, a global engineering, construction and services company based in Houston, pleaded guilty to charges related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for its participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction contracts to build liquefied natural gas facilities on Bonny Island, Nigeria.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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