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Company: Albertsons
Current Parent CompanyAlbertsons Companies
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2006
Date: May 31, 2006
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Albertsons agreed to pay $2 million to the District Attorneys of Monterey, Napa and Solano counties as well as the City Attorney of San Diego to resolve allegations that it failed to subtract the weight of certain packaging when charging customers for deli products and bulk food items including coffee and candy.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
Facility County: multi-county
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Idaho
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-supermarkets
Source of Data: Albertson's Settles Case Involving Alleged Unfair Business Practices, US States News, May 31, 2006 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.