Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC)
Current Parent Company: 
MGIC Investment Corp.
Penalty: 
$550,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
April 30, 2012
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
mortgage abuses
Secondary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice settled a lawsuit against the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) for discriminating against women on maternity leave in violation of the Fair Housing Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
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: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mortgage insurance
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Parent company note: 
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