Stories tagged: fine
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
An Iowa-based organization that supported a Washington state ballot measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods in 2013 has been fined nearly $320,000 over campaign finance violations.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $264.4 million in fines to federal authorities to settle charges that it hired friends and relatives of Chinese officials in order to …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Comcast is paying one of the biggest fines ever levied on a cable company after regulators said it illegally billed customers for unwanted equipment and services.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Fines totaling $6,000 have been paid in a worker’s fatal fall from a Snohomish County Public Utility District warehouse.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
Apple has to pay up to $14.5 billion – plus billions more in interest – in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology …
Fri., July 29, 2016
Texas has fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year that was linked to the death of three people, but the ice cream maker could wind up paying …
Thu., July 14, 2016
An oil company has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal charges and pay a $100,000 fine for a 2011 spill in northwestern Montana, but its attorneys urged a judge …
Thu., June 30, 2016
Washington state transportation safety regulators have fined a company that provides rides for railroad crews more than $170,000 for repeat safety violations.
Fri., May 20, 2016
The company that produces Budweiser is facing a $150,000 fine and a three-day suspension for allegedly violating Seattle’s liquor laws.
Tue., May 3, 2016
MetLife has been fined $20 million by Wall Street’s policing body for misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones.
Tue., March 15, 2016
Oregon State University has agreed to pay $275,000 in a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency, which found multiple hazardous waste violations during a 2013 inspection of the Corvallis campus.
Mon., March 7, 2016
Verizon will pay a $1.35 million fine over its “supercookie” that followed phone customers on the Internet and the government says it’s required to get an explicit “yes” from customers …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
U.S. auto safety regulators will fine Takata Corp. of Japan $70 million for lapses in the way it handled recalls of millions of air bag inflators that can explode with …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011
Syracuse University associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine was fired Sunday in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him. “At the direction of Chancellor Cantor, Bernie …
Fri., Oct. 29, 2010
Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest will pay the state $345,000 after settling a 2009 audit that uncovered the clinic used incorrect codes and provided insufficient documentation for some claims …