Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Schnucks
Current Parent Company: 
Schnuck Markets
Penalty: 
$110,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
June 18, 2004
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Schnucks and Dierbergs grocery store chains agreed to pay $110,000 each in settlement of allegations the surcharges they assessed on video rentals were disguised as sales tax.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-supermarkets
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Parent company note: 
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