Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Citibank
Current Parent Company: 
Citigroup
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
February 27, 2002
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

To resolve multistate litigation, Citibank agreed to pay $1.6 million and assume responsibility for curbing the deceptive marketing practices of third-party vendors using bank customer information.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking & securities
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Parent company note: 
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