Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:H&R Block, Inc.
Date:August 9, 2011
Offense Group:consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense:discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Secondary Offense:mortgage abuses
An H&R Block subsidiary, Sand Canyon, agreed to pay a setttlement valued at $125 million to resolve allegations it discriminated against African-American and Latino borrowers by offering them loans that had an excessive risk of default.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:financial services
Specific Industry of Parent:tax preparation services
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