Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Barneys New York
Penalty: 
$525,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 11, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

In a discrimination settlement with the New York Attorney General launched after two African-American customers alleged they were falsely accused of credit card fraud while shopping at the company's flagship store, Barneys agreed to change its practices and pay $525,000.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
Facility City: 
New York
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Parent company note: 
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