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Company: DIRECTV
Current Parent CompanyAT&T
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Penalty: $292,500
Year: 2017
Date: March 14, 2017
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: DIRECTV agreed to pay $292,500 in settlement of allegations it made inadequate disclosures of price increases to customers who could have cancelled their contract without a termination fee due to the increase.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Wisconsin
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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