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Company: Cricket Wireless, LLC
Current Parent CompanyAT&T
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Penalty: $1,625,000
Year: 2023
Date: September 5, 2023
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: AT&T, Inc., and Cricket Wireless LLC allegedly engaged in unfair and deceptive trade practices when they sold Cricket cellphones that they knew would stop working after Cricket and AT&T entered into a corporate merger agreement in 2013. Settlement does not specify how the penalty was split up. We assume an even split between companies.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Maryland Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Maryland
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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