Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Longs Drug Stores California, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
April 12, 2007
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Longs Drug Stores agreed to pay $1 million in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Santa Clara, Marin, Santa Barbara and Sonoma Counties and the City Attorney for the City of San Diego that it failed to charge the lowest advertised or posted price of items in its stores when they were scanned at the check-out register.

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: 
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