Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVC Capital Partners
Penalty: 
$1,750,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
June 2, 2010
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

PETCO agreed to pay $1.75 million in settlement of allegations by five California District Attorneys and the City Attorney of San Diego that it overcharged customers and failed to properly care for animals.

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: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.