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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $1,900,000
Year: 2009
Date: May 6, 2009
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: In exchange for agreeing not to prosecute Wal-Mart in connection with a fatal trampling incident during a Thanksgiving weekend sale, the Nassau County Distric Attorney got Wal-Mart to implement an improved statewide crowd-management plan at each of its 92 New York stores, along with a $400,000 victims' compensation and remuneration fund, a donation of $1.5 million to the community and the creation of 50 jobs annually for Nassau teens.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Nassau County (NY) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: non-prosecution agreement
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: New York
Facility County: Nassau
Facility City: Valley Stream
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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