Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Kohl's
Penalty: 
$409,500
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 2, 2013
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Kohl's agreed to pay $409,500 in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Fresno and Sacramento counties that it inaccurately priced items at its stores, and that sale prices and discounts were not always registered at check-out scanners.

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: 
Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-department stores
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.