Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$2,780,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 8, 2009
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. agreed to pay $2.78 million in customer refunds and stop making misleading claims that its AirShield dietary supplements prevented colds, fought germs, and boosted immune systems.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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