Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Verizon Communications Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Verizon Communications
Penalty: 
$75,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
April 4, 2005
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

Verizon agreed to pay $75,000 as part of the settlement of allegations relating to the placement of unauthorized third party charges placed on telephone bills.

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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