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Company: Quality King Distributors, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyQuality King Distributors
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Penalty: $100,000
Year: 2023
Date: May 22, 2023
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: An OAG investigation found that Quality King, which distributes to retailers, drug stores, and local grocery stores in New York City and Long Island, increased prices of Lysol by more than 50 percent. New York's price gouging statute prevents companies throughout the supply chain from increasing prices on essential goods and services during emergencies. This agreement resolved an earlier lawsuit against Quality King and required the company to pay $100,000 to the 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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers-pharmaceuticals
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