Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bell Atlantic-New York
Current Parent Company: 
Verizon Communications
Penalty: 
$27,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
March 9, 2000
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission entered into a Consent Decree with Bell Atlantic-New York in connection with Bell Atlantic's loss or mishandling of orders electronically submitted to the company by Bell Atlantic's local service competitors. Bell Atlantic agreed to make a voluntary payment to the United States Treasury of $3 million, with additional liability of up to $24 million.

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: 
New York
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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