Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
retailing
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$4,691,837,626
Number of Records: 
2,963
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of 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
Walmart$1,572,592,248278
CVS Health$839,892,433158
Walgreens Boots Alliance$316,586,80852
Sears$176,273,559155
Murphy USA$158,813,25915
Abercrombie & Fitch$126,003,97318
Dollar Tree$115,398,139163
Rite Aid$113,515,51372
Kroger$100,405,911134
Pilot Corporation$99,448,14484


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal/state $640,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-state $242,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $152,000,000
Murphy Oil USA Murphy USA environmental violation 2010 EPA $144,750,000
AdvancePCS CVS Health False Claims Act 2005 USAO $137,500,000
Omnicare Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2014 DOJ_CIVIL $124,240,000
Omnicare Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2009 DOJ_CIVIL $98,000,000
Pilot Travel Centers LLC, d/b/a Pilot Flying J Pilot Corporation fraud 2014 USAO $92,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $86,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $85,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Walmart environmental violation 2013 EPA $81,600,000
Walgreens Corporation Walgreens Boots Alliance Controlled Substances Act violation 2013 DEA $80,000,000
CVS Pharmacy, Inc CVS Health Controlled Substances Act violation 2010 DEA $77,600,000
Ralphs Grocery Company Kroger fraud 2006 USAO $70,000,000
Sears Roebuck Sears fraud 2001 USAO $62,600,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $60,800,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-state $54,000,000
Omnicare, Inc. CVS Health Controlled Substances Act violation 2012 DEA $50,000,000
Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. Abercrombie & Fitch employment discrimination 2004 EEOC $50,000,000
Walgreen Co. Walgreens Boots Alliance False Claims Act 2017 USAO $50,000,000
Omnicare Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2006 USAO $49,500,000
Rent-A-Center Rent-A-Center employment discrimination 2002 EEOC $47,000,000
Family Dollar Stores Dollar Tree employment discrimination 2018 private lawsuit-federal $45,000,000
RadioShack RadioShack wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $41,029,237
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $40,000,000
Abercombie & Fitch Co. Abercrombie & Fitch employment discrimination 2005 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
CVS Caremark Corp. CVS Health False Claims Act 2008 DOJ_CIVIL $36,700,000
Family Dollar Dollar Tree wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $35,576,059
Walgreen Co. Walgreens Boots Alliance False Claims Act 2008 DOJ_CIVIL $35,000,000
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Walgreens Boots Alliance investor protection violation 2018 SEC $34,500,000
CVS Caremark CVS Health wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $34,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Walmart wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $33,000,000
Kmart Corporation Sears False Claims Act 2017 DOJ_CIVIL $32,300,000
Winn-Dixie Stores Southeastern Grocers employment discrimination 2000 private lawsuit-federal $32,020,000
Publix Publix Super Markets wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
RadioShack RadioShack wage and hour violation 2002 private lawsuit-state $29,900,000
Lowe's Home Improvement Centers Lowe's wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $29,500,000
Omnicare Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2016 DOJ_CIVIL $28,125,000
Home Depot Home Depot wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $25,500,000
Abercrombie & Fitch Abercrombie & Fitch wage and hour violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Rite Aid Rite Aid wage and hour violation 2001 private lawsuit-state $25,000,000
Walgreen Co. Walgreens Boots Alliance employment discrimination 2008 EEOC $24,000,000
Walgreen Walgreens Boots Alliance wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $23,000,000
CVS Health CVS Health Controlled Substances Act violation 2015 USAO $22,000,000
CSK Auto Corporation O'Reilly Automotive accounting fraud or deficiencies 2011 DOJ_CRIMINAL $20,900,000
Rite Aid Rite Aid wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $20,900,000
CVS Caremark Corp. CVS Health accounting fraud or deficiencies 2014 SEC $20,000,000
Dolgencorp, Inc. Dollar General employment discrimination 2012 private lawsuit-federal $18,750,000
Big West Oil LLC FJ Management environmental violation 2013 EPA $18,428,000
CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2011 DOJ_CIVIL $17,500,000
Sears Sears wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $17,500,000
Wal-Mart Stores Walmart employment discrimination 2009 private lawsuit-federal $17,500,000
Walgreen Co. Walgreens Boots Alliance employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
Costco Costco wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $16,000,000
Kroger Company Kroger employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-federal $16,000,000
Smart & Final Smart & Final Stores wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-state $15,300,000
Dick's Sporting Goods Dick's Sporting Goods wage and hour violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Sears Roebuck Sears wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Family Dollar Dollar Tree wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $14,000,000
Duane Reade Walgreens Boots Alliance wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $13,500,000
Murphy Oil USA, Inc. Murphy USA environmental violation 2002 EPA $13,000,000
MURPHY OIL USA, INC. Murphy USA environmental violation 2002 EPA (*) $13,000,000
Costco Wholesale Costco employment discrimination 2014 private lawsuit-federal $12,883,959
Caremark CVS CVS Health wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-state $12,750,000
Victoria's Secret Stores L Brands wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $12,000,000
Costco Wholesale Costco Controlled Substances Act violation 2017 DEA $11,750,000
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Walmart employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $11,700,000
CVS Pharmacy, Inc. CVS Health Controlled Substances Act violation 2013 DEA $11,000,000
Rent-A-Center Rent-A-Center wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-state $11,000,000
Longs Drug CVS Health wage and hour violation 2004 private lawsuit-state $11,000,000
Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC Bass Pro employment discrimination 2017 EEOC $10,500,000
Publix Super Markets Publix Super Markets employment discrimination 2001 private lawsuit-federal $10,500,000
World's Foremost Bank Bass Pro banking violation 2011 FDIC $10,350,000
Best Buy Best Buy employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-federal $10,199,999
Dollar General Corporation Dollar General accounting fraud or deficiencies 2005 SEC $10,000,000
Dick's Sporting Goods Dick's Sporting Goods wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
CVS Caremark CVS Health wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Fastenal Fastenal wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Target Target wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Big Lots Stores Big Lots wage and hour violation 2004 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Walgreens Walgreens Boots Alliance False Claims Act 2008 DOJ_CIVIL $9,900,000
Walgreen Co. Walgreens Boots Alliance False Claims Act 2017 USAO $9,860,000
OfficeMax, Inc. Office Depot False Claims Act 2005 DOJ_CIVIL $9,800,000
Smart & Final Smart & Final Stores wage and hour violation 2004 private lawsuit-state $9,100,000
General Nutrition GNC Holdings wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $9,000,000
Rite Aid Rite Aid wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-state $9,000,000
Nordstrom Nordstrom wage and hour violation 2011 private lawsuit-state $8,905,000
CSK Auto O'Reilly Automotive wage and hour violation 2001 private lawsuit-state $8,800,000
RadioShack RadioShack wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $8,707,552
Lowe's Cos. Lowe's employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $8,600,000
TJX Companies TJX wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $8,500,000
Sears, Roebuck Sears employment discrimination 2012 private lawsuit-state $8,396,574
Dolgencorp Dollar General wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $8,304,518
Omnicare Inc. CVS Health False Claims Act 2017 USAO $8,000,000
CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS Health Controlled Substances Act violation 2016 USAO $8,000,000
Eckerd Rite Aid wage and hour violation 2001 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
Walgreens Walgreens Boots Alliance False Claims Act 2012 DOJ_CIVIL $7,900,000
Nordstrom Nordstrom wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $7,600,000
Dollar Tree Dollar Tree wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-state $7,600,000
QVC, Inc. Qurate Retail consumer protection violation 2009 FTC $7,500,000
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