Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Polar Air Cargo LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Atlas Air Worldwide
Penalty: 
$17,400,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 2, 2010
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Polar Air Cargo LLC agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $17.4 million criminal fine for its role 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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
outsourced aviation services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.