Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ferrellgas
Current Parent Company: 
Ferrellgas Partners
Penalty: 
$85,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 21, 2010
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Ferrellgas entered into a master agreement to change its business practices and agreed to pay the state $85,000 to settle allegations that the liquid propane company violated the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by unilaterally modifying contracts with Arkansas consumers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arkansas Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arkansas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous energy products and systems
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy supplies
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Parent company note: 
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