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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Sears Roebuck
Current Parent CompanySears
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Penalty: $62,600,000
Year: 2001
Date: April 1, 2001
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: fraud
Violation Description: Sears reached a civil settlement agreement with the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois that concluded an investigation of advertising of certain Sears automotive batteries in 1994 and 1995.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-Southern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-department stores
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