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Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary

Current Parent Company Name: Encore Capital Group
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol ECPG)
Headquartered in: California
Major Industry: financial services
Specific Industry: debt recovery
Penalty total since 2000$82,019,180
Number of records: 11
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer-protection-related offenses$82,002,3089
employment-related offenses$16,8722
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$82,002,3089
wage and hour violation$9,4221
Family and Medical Leave Act$7,4501
Notes: Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the 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. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Links: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

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CompanyPrimary Offense TypeYearAgencyPenalty Amount sort icon
Encore Capital Groupconsumer protection violation2015CFPB$52,000,000
Encore Capital Group, Inc.consumer protection violation2020CFPB$15,079,308
Encore Capital Group Inc.consumer protection violation2018MULTI-AG$6,000,000
Midland Credit Management, Inc.consumer protection violation2005WV-AG$3,500,000
Asset Acceptance LLCconsumer protection violation2012FTC$2,500,000
Encore Capital Group Inc., Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding LLCconsumer protection violation2009MD-AG$998,000
Midland Credit Management, Inc.consumer protection violation2012AZ-DIFI$750,000
Encore Capital Group, Inc.consumer protection violation2015NY-AG$675,000
Midland Funding, LLCconsumer protection violation2012MN-AG$500,000
Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc.wage and hour violation2006WHD$9,422
Asset Acceptance, LLCFamily and Medical Leave Act2014WHD$7,450
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.