Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVC Capital Partners
Penalty: 
$854,254
Year: 
2004
Date: 
May 27, 2004
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

PETCO agreed to pay $854,254 in settlement of allegations by four California District Attorneys 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.