Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sprint Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$1,125,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
September 10, 2004
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Sprint Corporation and AT&T Corp. agreed to pay $1.125 million and $365,000, respectively, to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that they failed to notify certain applicants for telephone service of their rights under federal credit laws.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
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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