Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ralphs Grocery Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Kroger
Penalty: 
$67,600
Year: 
2011
Date: 
March 3, 2011
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Ralphs Grocery Co. was ordered to pay more than $67,600 and was placed on three years' probation after pleading no contest to overcharging customers for prepackaged and weighed products at stores in Los Angeles.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Los Angeles (CA) City Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Los Angeles
Facility City: 
Los Angeles
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-supermarkets
Source of Data: 

Ralphs faces fine and probation, Los Angeles Times, March 3, 2011 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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