Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sunoco, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Energy Transfer
Penalty: 
$200,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
June 6, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Violation Description: 

Sunoco agreed to pay $200,000 to resolve claims that it underpaid royalties due for oil produced on Federal and Indian leases between January 1, 1988 and December 31, 1998.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
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