Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Yusen Logistics Co. Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Yusen Logistics
Penalty: 
$15,428,207
Year: 
2013
Date: 
March 8, 2013
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Two Japanese air freight forwarding companies agreed to plead guilty and to pay criminal fines totaling $18.9 million for their roles in a conspiracy to fix certain fees in connection with the provision of air freight forwarding services for air cargo shipments from Japan to the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
logistics
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.