Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$2,400,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 21, 2015
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

CVS agreed to pay a $2.02 million civil penalty split equally among the District Attorneys of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties, plus costs and a consumer protection trust fund that brought the total to $2.4 million, in settlement of allegations it overcharged customers by charging more than the advertised price and failing to give cash back on gift cards under $10 value as required under state law.

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.