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Company: Capital One
Current Parent CompanyCapital One Financial
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Penalty: $73,000,000
Year: 2015
Date: February 12, 2015
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Violation Description: The case involved allegations that Capital One and three collection agencies used automated dialing equipment to place unwanted calls to customer cellphones. The total settlement was $75.5 million. The three collection agencies paid about $2.4 million of the total.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:12cv10064
Case Name: In Re: Capital One Telephone Consumer Protection Act Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Virginia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking
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