Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bellsouth Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$93,675,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
December 5, 2006
Primary Offense: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Secondary Offense: 
pension ERISA violation
Violation Description: 

The settlement did not provide an exact dollar value but said it "has the potential to provide" up to $90 million in relief to the plaintiffs. It also provided $3.675 million in legal fees and expenses.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Northern District of Georgia
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:02-cv-2440
Case Name: 
n Re: Bellsouth Corporation, et al v. , et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
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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