Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Parcel Service
Current Parent Company: 
United Parcel Service
Penalty: 
$40,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
March 29, 2013
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

United Parcel Service, Inc. and the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California entered into a Non-Prosecution Agreement in which UPS agreed to forfeit $40 million in payments it has received from illicit online pharmacies and to implement a compliance program designed to ensure that illegal online pharmacies will not be able to use UPS's services to distribute drugs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
package delivery
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Parent company note: 
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