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Company: Monsanto Company
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Penalty: $1,000,000
Year: 2005
Date: January 6, 2005
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: Monsanto Company was been charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with an illegal payment of $50,000 to a senior Indonesian Ministry of Environment official and the false certification of the bribe as consultant fees in the company's books and records.
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 Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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