Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sempra Energy Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Sempra Energy
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
January 4, 2006
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Violation Description: 

Sempra agreed to pay Nevada $30 million over seven years to settle a lawsuit filed in November 2002 alleging conspiracy to manipulate of the energy market.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Nevada Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nevada
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
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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