Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$565,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
February 9, 2005
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

AT&T agreed to pay more than $400,000 in restitution, provide approximatedly $25,000 in calling cards and pay $140,000 to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in settlement of allegations it improperly billed consumers for their long distance service and other customer service issues.

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