Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ChoicePoint
Current Parent Company: 
RELX Group
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
June 1, 2007
Primary Offense: 
privacy violation
Violation Description: 

ChoicePoint agreed to pay $500,000 to settle multistate allegations that it failed to adequately maintain the privacy and security of consumers' personally identifiable information.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
media
Specific Industry of Parent: 
publishing
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Parent company note: 
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