Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nishi-Nippon Railroad
Penalty: 
$4,673,114
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 28, 2011
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Six Japanese freight forwarders agreed to plead guilty and to pay criminal fines totaling $46.8 million for their roles in a conspiracy to fix certain fees in connection with the provision of freight forwarding services for air cargo shipments from Japan to the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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Parent company note: 
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