Violation Tracker Individual Record

York International Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson Controls
October 1, 2007
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

As part of its ongoing investigation into activity involving the United Nations Oil for Food program, the Justice Department agreed to defer the prosecution of York International Corporation. The agreement called for York to pay a $10 million penalty and have its compliance program and procedures reviewed by an independent monitor.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
automotive parts
Specific Industry of Parent: 
automotive parts; business services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.