Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Koch Industries Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$75,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
March 21, 2006
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

In 2006 Koch Industries paid a fine of $75,000 and signed a consent decree with the Federal Communications to resolve charges that the company's applications for private radio licenses failed to mention that it had been convicted of felonies on three occasions in federal and state courts. The consent decree did not provide details of the cases, but they presumably involved environmental violations.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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