Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
British American Tobacco
Penalty: 
$8,100,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
August 24, 2011
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
tobacco litigation
Violation Description: 

Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. were ordered to pay approximately $8.1 million in judgment of charges it made cigarettes for a third party that it did not pay the state for as required under the tobacco settlement agreement.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Mississippi Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
tobacco
Specific Industry of Parent: 
tobacco
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.