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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Walmart
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $500,000
Year: 2023
Date: May 23, 2023
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: California Attorney General Rob Bonta, along with Merced County District Attorney Nicole Silveira, Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko, and Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, announced a settlement of allegations that illegal weapons, specifically brass knuckles, were sold to California consumers by Walmart and by third-party sellers through Walmart's website. As part of the settlement, Walmart will pay $500,000 and be required to prevent the sale of illegal weapons, including by third parties, on its website.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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