Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Qwest Communications Corp. and LCI International Telecom Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
CenturyLink
Penalty: 
$350,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
November 21, 2000
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Qwest Communications Corporation and LCI International Telecom Corporation agreed to pay restitution and $350,000 to the state in settlement of allegations their marketing of long distance telephone services was deceptive and they switched consumers' long distance telephone service without proper authorization.

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