Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Canadian National Railway
Current Parent Company: 
Canadian National Railway
Penalty: 
$5,250,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 11, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

Canadian National Railway Company agreed to pay a civil penalty of $5.25 million to resolve an FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation into the company's acquisition and operation of hundreds of wireless radio facilities in the United States without prior FCC approval.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Specific Industry of Parent: 
railroads
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Parent company note: 
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