Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Amazon.com
Current Parent Company: 
Amazon.com
Penalty: 
$122,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 23, 2014
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Amazon.com Inc. and Amazon Services LLC agreed to pay $122,000 in refunds and credit in settlement of allegations it violated Iowa's Buying Club Membership law, which requires certain notices and disclosures designed to make the enrollment process clear to consumers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Iowa Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Iowa
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-internet
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Parent company note: 
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