Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dell
Current Parent Company: 
Dell Technologies
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 15, 2009
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Dell and its subsidiary Dell Financial Services agreed to pay the Attorney General's Office $4 million in restitution, penalties and costs to resolve charges of fraudulent and deceptive business practices that scammed consumers across New York State.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computers
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Parent company note: 
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