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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Purple Communications, Inc
Current Parent CompanyZVRS
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Penalty: $22,000,000
Year: 2010
Date: September 20, 2010
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: telecommunications violation
Violation Description: The FCC's Enforcement Bureau released a consent decree with Purple Communications, Inc. that required the company to pay approximately $22 million to the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund, resolving Bureau investigations into whether Purple overbilled the TRS Fund by artificially inflating TRS usage.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Florida
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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