Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northwest Airlines LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Delta Air Lines
Penalty: 
$38,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
July 30, 2010
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Northwest Airlines LLC has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $38 million criminal fine for its role, through Northwest Airlines Cargo, in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
airlines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
airlines
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Parent company note: 
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