Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Criminal Unauthorized Exports and Reexports

In connection with a civil suit concerning “unauthorized exports and reexports of oil field equipment made to Libya by two Halliburton subsidiaries, Halliburton Logging Services (HLS) and Halliburton Geophysical Services (HGS),” Halliburton pled guilty to additional criminal charges and accepted “a criminal penalty of $1,200,000 for three violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act in connection with the export of the pulse neutron generators to Libya.” See related Halliburton misconduct instance “Unauthorized Exports and Reexports.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
Halliburton $1,200,000
Further Information Released
DOC Press Release (pp. 36-37) 1/8/2009

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database