Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
April 8, 2015
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission entered a $25 million settlement with AT&T Services, Inc. to resolve an investigation into consumer privacy violations at AT&T's call centers in Mexico, Colombia, and the Philippines involving unauthorized disclosure of almost 280,000 U.S. customers' names, full or partial Social Security numbers, and unauthorized access to protected account-related data, known as customer proprietary network information.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications 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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