Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
First Lowndes Bank
Penalty: 
$185,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
September 29, 2008
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department reached a settlement with First Lowndes Bank in Lowndes County, Ala., resolving allegations that the bank engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against African-American customers by charging them higher interest rates on manufactured housing loans, in violation of the Fair Housing Act and Equal Credit Opportunity Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alabama
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