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Company: Providian Financial Corp.
Current Parent CompanyJPMorgan Chase
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Penalty: $105,000,000
Year: 2000
Date: December 28, 2000
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: banking violation
Violation Description: Providian agreed to pay $105 million to settle litigation brought in state court in California and federal court in Pennsylvania alleging it violated consumer protection laws in the marketing of credit card add-on products.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: San Francisco County (CA) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking & securities
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