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Company: Dick's Sporting Goods
Current Parent CompanyDick's Sporting Goods
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Penalty: $6,667
Year: 2008
Date: January 4, 2008
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Dick's Sporting Goods, The Sports Authority, and GSI Commerce Solutions agreed to cease all Internet sales of airsoft and BB guns into Massachusetts, and to pay a total of $20,000 in penalties in settlement of alleged violations of selling air-rifles to minors. The announcement did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally among them.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-sporting goods
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