Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mirant Energy Trading LLC
Current Parent Company: 
NRG Energy
Penalty: 
$11,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 12, 2007
Primary Offense: 
fraud
Secondary Offense: 
data submission deficiencies
Violation Description: 

Mirant Energy Trading LLC entered into an agreement with the U.S. government resolving an ongoing federal investigation into the submission of knowingly inaccurate reports by former traders of former subsidiary Mirant Americas Energy Marketing, LP concerning the commodities market for natural gas.

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: 
USA
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: 
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