Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kellogg Brown & Root LLC
Current Parent Company: 
KBR
Penalty: 
$177,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 11, 2009
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Kellogg Brown & Root LLC agreed to pay $177 million in disgorgement to settle allegations that it bribed Nigerian government officials over a 10-year period, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), in order to obtain construction contracts.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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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Parent company note: 
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