Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Target Corp.
Current Parent Company
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: February 18, 2015
: consumer-protection-related offenses
: consumer protection violation
: Target Corp. agreed to pay over $3.3 million in penalties, plus over half a million dollars in costs and restitution, in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Fresno, Marin, Sonoma, Santa Cruz and Contra Costa counties and the San Diego City Attorney that it overcharged customers at the checkout for products it labeled or advertised at a lower price.
Level of Government
: agency action
: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent
Specific Industry of Current Parent
: retail-discount stores
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: Full amount paid in settlement taken from the San Diego City Attorney press release.
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Current parent company note
: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log