Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$1,288,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 6, 2005
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

AT&T agreed to provide refunds ($308,000 already paid), up to $780,000 in calling cards, and a $200,000 payment to the state, in settlement of allegations it billed customers for services never ordered or provided.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Minnesota Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Minnesota
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.