Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Countrywide Home Loans Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$650,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 9, 2010
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Countrywide Home Loans agreed to pay $650,000 in restitution in settlement of allegations it provided less favorable loan products to certain ethnicities and failed to provide correct loan information to customers and the state.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.