Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ford Motor Credit Corporation et al.
Current Parent Company: 
Ford Motor
Penalty: 
$934,421
Year: 
2000
Date: 
November 29, 2000
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Ford Motor Credit Co. agreed to pay $111,921 and 204 Ford and Lincoln-Mercury dealers in California agreed to pay $822,500 in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Los Angles, Alameda and Sacramento counties that they deceptively placed improper charges on lease termination agreements.

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: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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