Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
West Marine Products, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Monomoy Capital Partners
Penalty: 
$389,748
Year: 
2005
Date: 
October 11, 2005
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

West Marine Products, Inc. agreed to pay $389,748 in settlement of allegations by the Santa Clara and Santa Cruz County District Attorneys that it did not correctly charge the lowest price advertised or posted for products in its stores at the checkout registers.

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.