Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Linde North America Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Linde
Penalty: 
$11,235,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
June 16, 2017
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department declined to prosecute Linde in connection with corrupt payments made to officials in the Republic of Georgia but required the company to pay more than $11 million in disgorgement and forfeitures.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
declination
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
industrial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
industrial gas
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Parent company note: 
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