Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Canadian Pacific Railway
Current Parent Company: 
Canadian Pacific Railway
Penalty: 
$1,210,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
August 15, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau announced that Canadian Pacific Railway Company would pay $1,210,000 to resolve an investigation of the railroad company's operation of more than a hundred wireless radio facilities in the U.S. without prior FCC approval, and for failing to obtain FCC authorizations for the transfer of control of thirty wireless radio licenses.

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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