Violation Tracker Individual Record

Mirant Americas Energy Marketing LP
Current Parent Company: 
NRG Energy
December 6, 2004
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Secondary Offense: 
data submission deficiencies
Violation Description: 

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the issuance of an administrative order instituting and simultaneously settling charges under the Commodity Exchange Act of attempted manipulation and false reporting against respondent Mirant Americas Energy Marketing LP, a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Mirant Corporation, based in Atlanta, Georgia, and assessing a civil penalty of $12.5 million.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy generation
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.