Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Total, S.A.
Current Parent Company: 
Total S.A.
Penalty: 
$245,200,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 29, 2013
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Total, S.A. agreed to pay a $245.2 million monetary penalty to resolve charges related to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with payments made through third parties to a government official in Iran to obtain valuable oil and gas concessions.

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: 
France
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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