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Company: Cricket Wireless, LLC and AT&T, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAT&T
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Penalty: $3,274,973
Year: 2021
Date: July 27, 2021
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Cricket Wireless and AT&T agreed to jointly pay a $3,250,000 penalty (from what restitution would be paid), plus $24,973 costs, in settlement of alleged consumer protection violations when Cricket sold mobile phones knowing and failing to adequately disclose that they would no longer work on its network after its planned merger with AT&T.
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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