Red Bull settles with U.S. on Cuba sanctions violations: Treasury

WASHINGTON Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:50pm EDT

Red Bull drink cans are seen in a supermarket in Vienna March 14, 2013.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Red Bull drink cans are seen in a supermarket in Vienna March 14, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Leonhard Foeger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday that energy drinks firm Red Bull North America settled a potential civil liability suit for alleged violations of U.S. sanctions against Cuba.

The firm agreed to pay $89,775 for filming a documentary without authorization from the Treasury, the department said in a statement.

(Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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