Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Providian Financial Corp.
Date:June 19, 2000
Offense Group:consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense:consumer protection violation
Providian agreed to pay $1.6 million in penalties, costs and fees, plus full customer restitution, in settlement of allegations it charged for unauthorized services and inadequately disclosed fees when providing credit cards.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:New York
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:financial services
Specific Industry of Parent:banking & securities
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