Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sprint Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
August 4, 2006
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Secondary Offense: 
pension ERISA violation
Violation Description: 

Although the cash settlement was $4 million, the court estimated that other changes Sprint agreed to make brought the total value to at least $25 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of Kansas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2:03-cv-2202
Case Name: 
In re Sprint Corporation ERISA Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.