Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Banc of America Securities LLC
Date:October 8, 2008
Primary Offense:investor protection violation
Bank of America agreed to return $4.5 billion to investors and pay $50 million in civil penalties as part of the resolution of multistate litigation alleging it misled customers in the marketing and sale of auction-rate securities.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:financial services
Specific Industry of Parent:banking
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