Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Kohl's
Penalty: 
$220,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
June 10, 2020
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
privacy violation
Violation Description: 

Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. agreed to pay a civil penalty of $220,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the Wisconsin-based retailer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by refusing to provide complete records of transactions to consumers whose personal information was used by identity thieves.

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: 
Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-department stores
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.