Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T Mobility
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
October 10, 2007
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced a settlement" with AT&T Mobility (formerly Cingular) that would prohibit the cell phone carrier from charging customers for any calls made after their phones are lost or stolen; the company also agreed to pay the state $500,000.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
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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