Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Costco
Penalty: 
$2,490,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Primary Offense: 
employment screening violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation
Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
King County (Washington) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
16-2-19140
Case Name: 
Terrell v. Costco Wholesale Corp.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.