Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CSK Auto Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
O'Reilly Automotive
Penalty: 
$20,900,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 9, 2011
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
accounting fraud or deficiencies
Violation Description: 

CSK Auto Corporation, a specialty retailer of automotive parts and accessories and formerly a publicly-traded company, agreed to pay a $20.9 million penalty to resolve alleged securities law violations stemming from a corporate earnings manipulation and double-billing scheme.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-auto parts
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Parent company note: 
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