Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:June 7, 2006
Offense Group:consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense:consumer protection violation
CenterPoint agreed to pay $13.5 million in settlement of a class action suit alleging it violated the Minnesota Cold Weather laws requiring it to attempt to negotiate a payment plan with a customer before refusing to reconnect service.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Minnesota Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent:utilities
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