Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
January 18, 2005
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

AT&T agreed to pay $250,000 in costs and provide 8,000 prepaid phone cards for military personnel overseas in settlement of allegations of violations of Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Florida Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
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
Notes: 

The settlement also noted that AT&T refunded $1,071,002 to Florida consumers affected by the improper charges.

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Parent company note: 
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