Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Axces Inc.
Penalty: 
$260,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
March 6, 2003
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Secondary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Axces was ordered to pay $260,000 restitution and penalties for illegally slamming consumers by switching the long distance telephone service without consent then charging increased rates and fees. They were alleged to have hidden the contract in type one-sixteenth of an inch high within raffle entry forms.

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