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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Synchrony Bank
Current Parent CompanySynchrony Financial
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Penalty: $3,500,000
Year: 2021
Date: November 15, 2021
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Synchrony Bank paid $3.5 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging the company made unreasonably frequent or harassing phone calls to debtors in California. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Consumer Protection Division led the investigation and prosecution as part of the Debt Collection Task Force, which included San Diego, Santa Clara and Riverside county district attorney's offices.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: financial services
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