Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Qwest Communications International, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CenturyLink
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
August 29, 2001
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Secondary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Qwest agreed to pay $1.1 million in settlement of allegations it switched customers' telephone service carriers without authorization, billed for services not provided, and billed former customers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Louisiana
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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