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Company: Uber Technologies Inc.
Current Parent CompanyUber Technologies
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Penalty: $10,000,000
Year: 2016
Date: April 7, 2016
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: false advertising
Violation Description: Uber agreed to pay $25 million to Los Angeles and San Francisco counties ($15 million suspended) in settlement of allegations it misled customers about the background checks it carried out on its drivers.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
Facility County: multi-county
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: transportation services
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