Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V.
Current Parent Company: 
ENI
Penalty: 
$240,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
July 7, 2010
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V. agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges that it participated in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Italy
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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