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Company: Willbros Group Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPrimoris Services
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Penalty: $22,000,000
Year: 2008
Date: May 14, 2008
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: Willbros Group Inc., a company providing construction, engineering and other services in the oil and gas industry, and Willbros International Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary through which it conducted international operations, agreed to pay a $22 million criminal penalty in connection with corrupt payments to Nigerian and Ecuadoran government officials in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Current Parent: construction
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