Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
MCI
Current Parent Company: 
Verizon Communications
Penalty: 
$315,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
October 4, 2005
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
tax violations
Violation Description: 

MCI agreed to pay $315 million to 15 states and the District of Columbia to resolve tax claims filed in the bankruptcy of WorldCom Inc., which had merged into MCI.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
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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