Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Newsday, Inc. and Hoy Publications, LLC
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
December 18, 2007
Primary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Newsday, Inc. and Hoy Publications, LLC agreed to forfeit $15 million to the United States pursuant to the terms of a non-prosecution agreement that resolved a criminal investigation into allegedly fraudulent circulation-reporting practices by the newspapers.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
Facility State: 
New York
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Parent company note: 
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