Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ralphs Grocery Company
Current Parent Company: 
Kroger
Penalty: 
$225,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
July 21, 2004
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced Ralphs would pay victim restitution and civil penalties under a court judgment that resolved allegations of deceptive advertising and unfair businesses practices in connection with the supermarket's Great Escape travel promotion.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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
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Parent company note: 
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