Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ford Motor Credit Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Ford Motor
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
July 14, 2000
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Ford Motor Credit agreed to pay $1 million to the Alameda County District Attorney to resolve allegations of deceptive leasing practices.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Alameda County (CA) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Alameda
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Source of Data: 

Alameda County, Ford Settle $1 Million Lawsuit, Valley Times, July 14, 2000 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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