Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Toyo Tanso USA Inc.
Penalty: 
$4,500,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
February 14, 2001
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese manufacturer of isostatic graphite, which is used to make molds and dies, and a Japanese executive agreed to plead guilty and pay fines totaling more than $4.5 million for participating in an international cartel to fix the price of isostatic graphite sold in the United States and elsewhere.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.