Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Current Parent Company: 
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Penalty: 
$13,376,200
Year: 
2017
Date: 
December 21, 2017
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $13,376,200 fine against Sinclair Broadcast Group for apparently failing to make required disclosures in connection with programming sponsored by a third party.

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: 
Maryland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
media
Specific Industry of Parent: 
broadcasting
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Parent company note: 
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