Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sinovel Wind Group LLC
Penalty: 
$59,850,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
July 6, 2018
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
theft of trade secrets
Violation Description: 

A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People's Republic of China was sentenced for stealing trade secrets from AMSC, a U.S.-based company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Western District of Wisconsin
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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