Pfizer has often been reported as paying the biggest criminal fine in history.
Pfizer paid $2.3 billion (£1.7 billion) for false claims related to the Bextra pain drug. One of the largest criminal fines in history.
A nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan in 2011 led to an investigation into the plant operator's preparatory incident.
Oil company British Petroleum (BP) was fined an initial criminal fine of 2.8 billion pounds in 2012.
its central role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but its costly compensation process later pushed the bill to about £47 billion.
For its role in the 2008 financial crisis, Bank of America paid £11 billion in compensation.
It wasn't the only banking institution that had to pay along with JP Morgan (£8 billion) and BNP Paribas (£6.5 billion).
Volkswagen paid £10 billion for civil and criminal penalties in 2016 due to an issue regarding emissions.