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AG Ferguson: Amazon will pay $2.5 million over illegal sales of regulated pesticides

December 1, 2021
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Amazon will pay $2.5 million for selling highly regulated pesticides on its online platform without a license and without collecting information about their use as required by law.

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UK: Quarrying company fined after blasting operation puts workers at risk

December 1, 2021
Breedon Trading has been fined for safety breaches after a fly rock projection event occurred during the use of explosives.

FAS Russia fined TELE2 for abuse of its dominant position

November 29, 2021
The authority initiated an administrative offense case against the company and imposed a 825,500 rubles ($10,925) fine on the telecom operator for the abuse of its dominant position on November 22.

SEC charges ProPetro and former CEO with failing to disclose executive perks and stock pledges

November 26, 2021
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Texas based oilfield services company ProPetro Holding Corp. and its founder and former CEO Dale Redman have agreed to settle charges that they failed to properly disclose some of Redman’s executive perks and two stock pledges.

Energy efficiency funds fraudsters deactivated in Italy

November 24, 2021
The Italian Financial Corps (Guardia di Finanza), the German Duisburg Police (Polizei Duisburg) and the Swiss Police of the Canton of Lucerne (Kantonspolizei Luzern), supported by Europol and Eurojust, dismantled a criminal network involved in fraud with public funds.

Italy's competition authority fines Amazon, Apple over 200 mln euros

November 24, 2021
Italy's competition watchdog fined tech giants Amazon and Apple more than 200 million euros for a 2018 agreement the regulator said represented anti competitive behavior in the market for high end headphones.

T-Mobile to settle U.S. probe into 911 outage for $19.5 million

November 23, 2021
T-Mobile USA has agreed to settle a U.S. probe for $19.5 million after an outage led to more than 20,000 failed 911 emergency calls.

Three Swiss subsidiaries of SBM Offshore convicted of corruption offences

November 23, 2021
The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has sentenced three Swiss subsidiaries of the multinational group SBM Offshore and ordered them to pay an amount of over CHF 7 million, including a fine of CHF 4.2 million ($4.5 million).

Portugal sanctions three supermarket chains

November 23, 2021
The Portuguese Competition Authority (AdC) has sanctioned three supermarket chains Auchan, Modelo Continente and Pingo Doce as well as the common supplier Bimbo Donuts for having participated in a scheme of price fixing on retail prices.

Peru: Indecopi sanctions construction cartel

November 22, 2021
The sanctioned companies established an illegal mechanism for the distribution of 112 tenders called by the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Regional Governments from 2002 to 2016.
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