Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Truist Financial
Penalty: 
$36,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 8, 2013
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it has reached two Conciliation Agreements with SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., settling allegations that the Richmond, VA-based lender denied mortgage loans to a couple in Port St. Lucie, FL, and another couple in Ashland, VA, because the women were on maternity leave.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Housing and Urban Development Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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