Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Marubeni Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Marubeni
Penalty: 
$54,600,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
January 17, 2012
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Marubeni Corporation agreed to pay a $54.6 million criminal penalty to resolve charges related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for its alleged participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

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: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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