Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Panalpina Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Panalpina Group
Penalty: 
$375,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
July 30, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Swiss-based freight forwarder Panalpina Inc. agreed to pay the United States $375,000 to settle allegations that the company paid kickbacks to employees of Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. related to shipping orders issued in connection with KBR's contract with the U.S. Army to provide logistical support to the U.S. military in Iraq and elsewhere.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
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Parent company note: 
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