Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Current Parent Company: 
Nationwide
Penalty: 
$19,250,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 13, 2006
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation
Violation Description: 

Nationwide agreed to pay more than $19 million to settle allegations that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by increasing auto insurance premiums of some customers based on information contained in consumer-credit reports and then failed to notify the insureds of those adverse actions.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of Oregon
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:01-cv-1466
Case Name: 
Razilov et al v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
mutual
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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