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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Target Corporation
Current Parent CompanyTarget
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Penalty: $209,000
Year: 2017
Date: May 23, 2017
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Violation Description: Target Corporation agreed to pay $209,000 to resolve an investigation into the retailer's 2013 data breach that affected 700,000 Kentuckians.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Kentucky Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Kentucky
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
Source of Data: Beshear: Target Pays Kentucky $200,000 in Penalties, Agress to Stronger Customer Safeguards in 2013 Data Breacj Settlement, States News Service, May 23, 2017 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.