Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVC Capital Partners
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
November 16, 2018
Primary Offense: 
employment screening violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation
Violation Description: 

Plaintiffs alleged that Petco obtained and reviewed consumer reports detailing the financial histories of job applicants without first providing the notice required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:16-cv-1369
Case Name: 
Feist et al v. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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