Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Providian Financial Corp.
Date:June 28, 2000
Offense Group:consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense:consumer protection violation
Providian Financial agreed to refund more than $300 million to customers and pay $5.5 million in civil penalties to settle allegations of deceptive credit card marketing practices and improper fees and charges.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:New York
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:financial services
Specific Industry of Parent:banking & securities
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