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Company: Royal Ahold N.V.
Current Parent CompanyAhold Delhaize
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Penalty: $297,000,000
Year: 2014
Date: December 9, 2014
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: Royal Ahold agreed to pay $297 million to settle racketeering litigation alleging that while it owned US Foods the companies engaged in a scheme to inflate prices through the use of intermediary shell companies.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:07md1894
Case Name: In re: US Foodservice Inc Pricing Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-supermarkets
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