Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Technologies Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
United Technologies
Penalty: 
$75,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
June 28, 2012
Primary Offense: 
export control violation
Violation Description: 

United Technologies and its subsidiaries Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation and Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. all agreed to pay more than $75 million as part of a global settlement with the Justice Department and State Department in connection with the illegal export to China of military software for helicopters and for making false and belated disclosures to the U.S. government about these illegal exports.?Pratt & Whitney Canada pleaded guilty on two counts while it and United Techologies and Hamilton Sundstrand received deferred prosecution agreeements for the others.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
plea & deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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