Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hilton Worldwide
Current Parent Company: 
Hilton Worldwide
Penalty: 
$25,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 2, 2015
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau proposed a $25,000 fine against Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. for its apparent obstruction of an investigation into whether Hilton engaged in the blocking of consumers' Wi-Fi devices.

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: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
hotels
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hotels
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Parent company note: 
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