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$3.7M Settlement Reached In Pep Boys Lawsuit: Alameda County DA

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ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached following allegations by Alameda County and other California counties that retailer Pep Boys violated California laws by routinely and illegally disposing of automotive fluids, used motor oil and other hazardous wastes into trash bins destined for municipal landfills, according to a news release from the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the $3.7 million settlement Monday. It resolves the case against The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California (Pep Boys), which also alleged that Pep Boys routinely failed to shred customer records containing confidential information before disposing of those items in the trash.

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