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Company: GE Capital Retail Bank, now known as Synchrony Bank
Current Parent CompanySynchrony Financial
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Penalty: $225,000,000
Year: 2014
Date: June 19, 2014
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: credit card violation
Violation Description: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered GE Capital Retail Bank, now known as Synchrony Bank, to provide an estimated $225 million in relief to consumers harmed by what the agency called illegal and discriminatory credit card practices.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: financial services
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