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Company: Sprint
Current Parent CompanyT-Mobile US
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Penalty: $330,000,000
Year: 2018
Date: December 21, 2018
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: tax violations
Secondary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: The New York Attorney General announced a $330 million settlement of a False Claims Act lawsuit filed against cellphone company Sprint alleging that for nearly a decade it knowingly failed to collect and remit more than $100 million in state and local sales taxes owed on its flat-rate wireless calling plans sold to New Yorkers.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: New York
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Washington
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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