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Company: Genuine Parts Company
Current Parent CompanyGenuine Parts
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Penalty: $5,425,000
Year: 2023
Date: March 23, 2023
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: false advertising
Violation Description: Geuine Parts Co. and Warren Oil Co. together agreed to pay nearly $11 million to settle litigation alleging they sold hydraulic and transmission oil products with an obsolete label. Court documents did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume they each paid half of the total.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Western District of Missouri
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4:19cv718
Case Name: Yoakum v. Genuine Parts Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Georgia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers-auto parts
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