Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TerraCom, Inc. and YourTel America, Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
July 9, 2015
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau entered into a $3.5 million settlement with TerraCom, Inc. and YourTel America, Inc., resolving an investigation into whether the companies failed to properly protect the confidentiality of personal information they received from more than 300,000 consumers.

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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