Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Classmates Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
H.I.G. Capital
Penalty: 
$8,177,600
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 2, 2015
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Classmates Inc. and Florists' Transworld Delivery Inc. agreed to pay a total of $11 million to settle multistate allegations that the companies engaged in misleading advertising and billing practices. Classmates Inc.'s share was $8.2 million.

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: 
Florida
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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