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Company: Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.
Current Parent CompanyHobby Lobby Stores
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Penalty: $3,000,000
Year: 2017
Date: July 5, 2017
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: trade violations
Violation Description: Hobby Lobby agreed to pay a fine of $3 million to settle allegations that it acquired mislabeled shipments of ancient artifacts that had been smuggled out of Iraq. It also agreed to forfeit thousands of the artifacts, which had been descripbed in customs documents as tile samples.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-crafts
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