Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
RELX Group
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Britain
Major Industry: 
media
Specific Industry: 
publishing
Penalty total since 2000: 
$45,131,799
Number of records: 
11
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$15,275,0002
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation$13,500,0001
employment screening violation$8,232,5002
False Claims Act and related$5,800,0001
employment discrimination$1,245,0001
wage and hour violation$574,2992
privacy violation$505,0002
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.

Associated Names: 

ChoicePoint Inc.; Choicepoint Precision Marketing, Inc.; LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group, Inc.; LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc.; LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Inc.; Matthew Bender and Company, Inc. and Reed Elsevier, Inc.; REED ELSEVIER

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


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
ChoicePoint, Inc. consumer protection violation 2006 FTC $15,000,000
LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group, Inc. Fair Credit Reporting Act violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $13,500,000
ChoicePoint Inc. employment screening violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $6,890,000
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc. False Claims Act and related 2019 MULTI-AG $5,800,000
LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Inc. employment screening violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $1,342,500
LexisNexis Risk Solutions employment discrimination 2017 OFCCP $1,245,000
ChoicePoint privacy violation 2007 MULTI-AG $500,000
Reed Elsevier, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $292,379
Elsevier, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $281,920
Matthew Bender and Company, Inc. and Reed Elsevier, Inc. consumer protection violation 2009 FL-AG $275,000
Choicepoint Precision Marketing, Inc. privacy violation 2002 KY-AG $5,000
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