Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (Wabtec)
Penalty: 
$300,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
February 14, 2008
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice entered into an agreement with Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (Wabtec) regarding improper payments to government officials in India in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The agreement required that Wabtec pay a $300,000 penalty, implement rigorous internal controls, and cooperate fully with the Department.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
industrial equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
industrial equipment
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Parent company note: 
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