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Company: Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $750,000
Year: 2003
Date: April 25, 2003
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to pay a civil penalty of $750,000 to resolve a lawsuit filed in May 2001 by the Justice Department, on behalf of CPSC, in which the government charged the retailer with failing to report safety hazards associated with home exercise equipment.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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