Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Tyson Foods Inc.
Date:February 10, 2011
Offense Group:competition-related offenses
Primary Offense:Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Tyson Foods Inc. agreed to pay a $4 million criminal penalty to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges relating to improper payments by company representatives to government-employed inspection veterinarians in Mexico.
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:USA
HQ State of Parent:Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:food products
Specific Industry of Parent:poultry processing and meatpacking
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