Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Assist 123 LLC
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 16, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

Assist 123, LLC, a Las Vegas, NV telecommunications carrier, agreed to pay $1.3 million to resolve an FCC investigation into allegations that the company billed wireless telephone consumers for a Concierge/Directory Assistance subscription text messaging service, a service that they did not want or authorize.

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