Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Sears
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
October 29, 2004
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Sears, Roebuck and Co. agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that it failed to carry out timely reporting about problems with some of its riding lawn mowers.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-department stores
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Parent company note: 
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