Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Commonwealth Edison Company
Current Parent Company: 
Exelon
Penalty: 
$200,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 17, 2020
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

A criminal investigation of Commonwealth Edison was resolved with a deferred prosecution agreement under which ComEd agreed to pay $200 million and admit it arranged jobs, vendor subcontracts, and monetary payments associated with those jobs and subcontracts, for various associates of a high-level elected official for the state of Illinois, to influence and reward the official's efforts to assist ComEd with respect to legislation concerning ComEd and its business.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
Facility State: 
Illinois
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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