Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T Mobility, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$60,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
November 5, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

AT&T Mobility, LLC agreed to pay $60 million to settle litigation with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that the wireless provider misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for unlimited data plans while reducing their data speeds.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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