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Company: Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAnheuser-Busch InBev
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Penalty: $4,700,000
Year: 2020
Date: February 5, 2020
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Craft Brew Alliance agreed to settle litigation alleging it deceived customers into thinking its Kona Beer was brewed in Hawaii. Court documents did not estimate the cost of the settlement, but in an SEC filing Craft Brew Alliance said it was taking a charge of $4.7 million: (click here)
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 5:17cv1027
Case Name: Theodore Broomfield, et al v. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Belgium
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: beverages
Specific Industry of Current Parent: beverages
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