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Company: TJX
Current Parent CompanyTJX
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Penalty: $9,750,000
Year: 2009
Date: June 23, 2009
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Violation Description: After a massive breach jeopardized the personal information of 50 million consumers, TJX--the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshall's, HomeGoods, and A.J. Wright--reached a settlement of multistate litigation under which it would bolster the security of its databases and pay $9.75 million.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-apparel
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