Violation Tracker Agency Summary Page

Agency Name: 
Federal Trade Commission
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$7,952,533,062
Number of Records: 
418
Note: 
The parent penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the list of individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Volkswagen$4,000,000,0001
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries$1,200,000,0001
DISH Network$280,000,0001
Citigroup$215,000,0001
Herbalife$200,000,0001
Atlanticus Holdings$114,000,0001
Symantec$112,000,0002
Bank of America$108,000,0001
Mylan$100,000,0001
Mallinckrodt$100,000,0001


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Parent Major Industry Primary Offense Type Year Penalty Amountsort icon
Volkswagen Group of America Volkswagen motor vehicles consumer protection violation 2017 $4,000,000,000
Cephalon, Inc. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries pharmaceuticals consumer protection violation 2015 $1,200,000,000
Dish Network DISH Network telecommunications consumer protection violation 2017 $280,000,000
Citigroup Inc. Citigroup financial services consumer protection violation 2002 $215,000,000
Herbalife Herbalife food products consumer protection violation 2016 $200,000,000
CompuCredit Corporation Atlanticus Holdings financial services consumer protection violation 2008 $114,000,000
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. and BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Bank of America financial services consumer protection violation 2010 $108,000,000
LifeLock Symantec information technology consumer protection violation 2015 $100,000,000
Mylan Laboratories, Inc. Mylan pharmaceuticals consumer protection violation 2000 $100,000,000
DeVry University Adtalem Global Education miscellaneous services consumer protection violation 2016 $100,000,000
Mallinckrodt ARD Inc Mallinckrodt pharmaceuticals price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2017 $100,000,000
T-Mobile Deutsche Telekom telecommunications consumer protection violation 2014 $90,000,000
AT&T Mobility LLC AT&T telecommunications consumer protection violation 2014 $80,000,000
Green Tree Servicing LLC Ditech Holding Corporation financial services consumer protection violation 2015 $63,000,000
TracFone America Movil telecommunications consumer protection violation 2015 $40,000,000
Skechers USA Inc. Skechers USA Inc. apparel consumer protection violation 2012 $40,000,000
Fairbanks Capital Holding Corp.   mortgage abuses 2003 $40,000,000
Inc21   consumer protection violation 2010 $37,000,000
Nine West Group Inc. Sycamore Partners Management private equity (including portfolio companies) price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2000 $34,000,000
Apple Inc. Apple Inc. electrical and electronic equipment consumer protection violation 2014 $32,500,000
Crescent Publishing Group, Inc. et al.   consumer protection violation 2001 $30,000,000
Danielson Law Group   consumer protection violation 2015 $28,600,000
Bear Stearns Companies, LLC JPMorgan Chase financial services mortgage abuses 2008 $28,000,000
Cardinal Health Inc. Cardinal Health wholesalers consumer protection violation 2015 $26,800,000
Zaken Corp.   consumer protection violation 2014 $25,400,000
Reebok International Ltd. Adidas apparel consumer protection violation 2011 $25,000,000
American Precious Metals LLC   consumer protection violation 2012 $24,300,000
Certified Merchant Services   consumer protection violation 2004 $23,575,488
Google Inc. Alphabet Inc. information technology consumer protection violation 2012 $22,500,000
FreeScore360.com, FreeScoreOnline.com and ScoreSense.com   consumer protection violation 2014 $22,000,000
AMG Services Inc. and MNE Services Inc.   consumer protection violation 2015 $21,000,000
Uber Technologies Uber Technologies miscellaneous services consumer protection violation 2017 $20,000,000
Google Inc. Alphabet Inc. information technology consumer protection violation 2014 $19,000,000
Hearst Corporation Hearst media consumer protection violation 2001 $19,000,000
Civic Development Group, LLC   consumer protection violation 2010 $18,800,000
MoneyGram International, Inc. MoneyGram International financial services consumer protection violation 2009 $18,000,000
American Tax Relief LLC   consumer protection violation 2013 $15,000,000
Fitness Brands, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2012 $15,000,000
ChoicePoint, Inc. RELX Group media consumer protection violation 2006 $15,000,000
LifeLock Inc. Symantec information technology consumer protection violation 2010 $12,000,000
Rexall Sundown, Inc. Carlyle Group private equity (including portfolio companies) consumer protection violation 2003 $12,000,000
CoreLogic, Inc. CoreLogic miscellaneous services consumer protection violation 2015 $11,900,000
AWS LLC et al.   consumer protection violation 2018 $10,800,000
Stewart Finance Company   consumer protection violation 2005 $10,500,000
Real Wealth Inc.   consumer protection violation 2011 $10,400,000
National Check Control   consumer protection violation 2005 $10,204,445
Yellow Page Marketing B.V.   consumer protection violation 2012 $10,200,000
Sale Slash   consumer protection violation 2016 $10,000,000
Inbound Call Experts   consumer protection violation 2016 $10,000,000
Health Formulas LLC   consumer protection violation 2016 $9,200,000
Pure Health LLC and Genesis Today Inc.   consumer protection violation 2015 $9,000,000
Triad Discount Buying Service Inc. et al.   consumer protection violation 2001 $9,000,000
Partners in Health Care Association Inc.   consumer protection violation 2016 $8,746,094
DebtPro 123 LLC   consumer protection violation 2015 $7,900,000
Acquinity Interactive, LLC; 7657030 Canada Inc., Revenue Path E-Consulting Pvt, Ltd.; Revenuepath Ltd.   consumer protection violation 2014 $7,800,000
Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing Inc.   consumer protection violation 2014 $7,750,000
Allstar Marketing Group LLC   consumer protection violation 2015 $7,500,000
Mortgage Investors Corporation   consumer protection violation 2013 $7,500,000
QVC, Inc. Qurate Retail retailing consumer protection violation 2009 $7,500,000
Boston Scientific Corporation Boston Scientific medical equipment and supplies price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2003 $7,040,000
Telestar Consulting Inc.   consumer protection violation 2017 $7,000,000
Walgreens Walgreens Boots Alliance retailing consumer protection violation 2010 $5,970,000
E.M.A. Nationwide   consumer protection violation 2014 $5,706,135
Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2014 $5,500,000
Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A.   consumer protection violation 2010 $5,500,000
DIRECTV AT&T telecommunications consumer protection violation 2005 $5,335,000
Business Recovery Services LLC   consumer protection violation 2013 $5,200,000
Billing Services Group   consumer protection violation 2016 $5,200,000
Credit Bureau Center, LLC   consumer protection violation 2018 $5,200,000
United Fitness of America, LLC et al.   consumer protection violation 2003 $5,150,000
CVS Caremark CVS Health retailing consumer protection violation 2012 $5,000,000
BlueHippo Funding LLC and BlueHippo Capital LLC   consumer protection violation 2008 $5,000,000
Access Resource Services, Inc. and Psychic Readers Network, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2002 $5,000,000
Med Resorts International, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2001 $5,000,000
Swish Marketing, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2011 $4,800,000
Seasilver USA, Inc. and Americaloe, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2004 $4,500,000
Sitesearch Corporation, dba LeapLab   consumer protection violation 2015 $4,124,710
Hearst Corporation Hearst media premerger notification violation 2001 $4,000,000
Strategic Student Solutions LLC et al.   consumer protection violation 2018 $4,000,000
Perrigo Company Perrigo pharmaceuticals price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 $3,750,000
Medifast Inc. Medifast Inc. miscellaneous services consumer protection violation 2012 $3,700,000
Premier Precious Metals Inc., Rushmore Consulting Group Inc., and PPM Credit Inc.   consumer protection violation 2014 $3,600,000
Your Money Access, LLC   consumer protection violation 2010 $3,600,000
Sage Automotive Group   consumer protection violation 2017 $3,600,000
Applied Food Sciences, Inc. Applied Food Sciences Inc. food products consumer protection violation 2014 $3,500,000
TriVita Inc.   consumer protection violation 2014 $3,500,000
TeleCheck Services, Inc. KKR & Co. private equity (including portfolio companies) consumer protection violation 2014 $3,500,000
Certegy Check Services, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2013 $3,500,000
Bayer Corporation Bayer chemicals consumer protection violation 2007 $3,200,000
ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. ICON Health & Fitness miscellaneous manufacturing consumer protection violation 2014 $3,000,000
Playdom Inc. Walt Disney entertainment consumer protection violation 2011 $3,000,000
Zango, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2006 $3,000,000
Basic Research, LLC   consumer protection violation 2006 $3,000,000
Blue Stuff, Inc. et al.   consumer protection violation 2002 $3,000,000
American Savings Discount Club   consumer protection violation 2002 $3,000,000
RealPage Inc. RealPage Inc. information technology Fair Credit Reporting Act violation 2018 $3,000,000
PCCare 247 Inc.   consumer protection violation 2014 $2,967,393
Sprint SoftBank telecommunications consumer protection violation 2015 $2,950,000
ValueClick, Inc.   consumer protection violation 2008 $2,900,000
West Asset Management Inc.   consumer protection violation 2011 $2,800,000
Lighthouse Credit Foundation Inc.   consumer protection violation 2006 $2,786,380
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