Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
December 14, 2005
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

AT&T agreed to pay about $550,000 in refunds and $50,000 to the state to resolve claims that Pennsylvanians were billed for long-distance service plans even though they were not AT&T customers or were not signed up for a long-distance plan subject to the monthly charge.

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

Pennsylvania Consumers Receive Nearly $550,000 in Refunds from AT&T, US States News, December 14, 2005 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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