Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Network Services Solutions
Penalty: 
$21,691,499
Year: 
2016
Date: 
November 4, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission announced that it planned to fine Network Services Solutions and its chief executive $21,691,499 for apparent violations involving the Universal Service Fund Rural Health Care Program. The company was alleged to have violated the program's competitive bidding rules, using forged and false documents to seek funding from the program, and violating the federal wire fraud statute.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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