Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Westlake Services LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Hankey Group
Penalty: 
$760,788
Year: 
2017
Date: 
September 27, 2017
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Secondary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Westlake Services LLC and its subsidiary Wilshire Consumer Capital LLC agreed to pay $760,788 to resolve allegations that the companies violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act by repossessing 70 vehicles owned by SCRA-protected servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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