Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Advantage Telecommunications Corp.
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
April 25, 2017
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The FCC issued a monetary forfeiture in the amount of $1,000,000 against Advantage Telecommunications Corp. for slamming consumers by changing their long distance carriers without proper authorization and cramming unauthorized charges onto their bills.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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