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09-16-2014 FCC Plans to Fine PTT $493k for Int'l Licensing and Other Violations
09-03-2014 Verizon To Pay $7.4M To Settle Privacy Investigation
09-02-2014 Paula L. Blizzard Joins FCC Enforcement Bureau as Deputy Bureau Chief
08-04-2014 $100K NAL to Oklahoma Carrier for Sending 911 Calls to Autorecording
07-16-2014 Assist 123 To Pay $1.3M To Resolve Wireless Cramming Investigation
07-15-2014 FCC to Fine Net One Intl $1.6M for Billing Customers After Cancelation
07-11-2014 FCC to Fine Optic $7.62M for Cramming, Slamming, and False Recordings
07-11-2014 FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Universal Service Fund Strike Force
07-09-2014 Enforcement Bureau Adds Decorated Prosecutor to its Leadership Team
07-01-2014 FCC Investigates Cramming Complaints Against T-Mobile
06-19-2014 FCC Plans to Fine Foreign Manufacturer $34.9M for Jammer Marketing
05-20-2014 FCC Cites CA Online Retailer For Importing Counterfeit Smartphones
05-19-2014 Sprint To Pay Record $7.5M To Resolve Do-Not-Call Investigation
05-08-2014 FCC to Fine Online Co. $2.9M for Political Robocalls to Cell Phones
05-05-2014 FCC Plans to Fine Central Telecom $3.9M for Deceiving Consumers
04-29-2014 FCC Proposes $48K Fine For Florida Man Who Jammed Cellphone Calls During Daily Commute
04-18-2014 FCC Agents and USDOJ Seize Equipment from Boston Pirate Radio Stations
04-14-2014 FCC Agents and USDOJ Seize Equipment from NYC Pirate Radio Stations
03-04-2014 FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Appointment of Acting Chief, Enforcement Bureau
03-03-2014 FCC Proposes $1.9M in Penalties for EAS Violations by Viacom/NBCU/ESPN
02-20-2014 Windstream to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Investigation of Rural Call Completion Practices
01-24-2014 FCC Proposes $5.2 Million Fine Against U.S. Telecom Long Distance, Inc., for Deceptive Slamming, Cramming, and Billing Practices
01-14-2014 FCC Proposes $200,000 Penalty Against Turner for Misuse of the Emergency Alert Sounds
12-17-2013 FCC Proposes $3.56 Million Fine Against Consumer Telcom, Inc., for Deceptive Slamming, Cramming, and Billing Practices
12-11-2013 FCC Proposes Nearly $44 Million in Fines Against 3 Lifeline Providers
11-14-2013 Liberman Broadcasting to Pay $110,000 to Resolve FCC Indecency Investigation
11-05-2013 FCC Acts to Stop Use of False Emergency Alert Sounds
11-01-2013 FCC Proposes Nearly $33 Million in Penalties Against Lifeline Providers That Sought Duplicate Payments for Ineligible Subscribers
09-30-2013 FCC Proposes $14.4 Million Forfeitures to Protect Lifeline Service
09-30-2013 Lightyear and Open Access Agree to Pay Nearly $1.8 Million to Resolve Investigations Regarding USF Compliance
09-25-2013 FCC Settles Hearing Aid Compatibility Investigation
06-25-2013 FCC Takes Steps to Ensure Compliance with Lifeline Rules
06-21-2013 FCC Enforces Hearing Aid Compatibility Rules to Benefit Consumers with Hearing Disabilities
05-28-2013 Sorenson to Pay $15.75 Million to Settle FCC Investigation into Improper Billing of TRS Fund
05-07-2013 AT&T to Pay $18.25 Million to Settle FCC Investigation of Improperly Billing Fund that Supports Accessibility of Telecommunications Services to Persons with Disabilities
03-15-2013 Enforcement Bureau Warns Purveyors of Robocalls: "Don't Call Us or We'll Call You."
03-12-2013 Level 3 Agrees To Adopt Rigorous New Call Completion Standards And Provide Rural Call Completion Data, Resolving FCC Investigation
02-26-2013 Two Oklahoma Lifeline Providers to Pay More than $1 Million to Resolve FCC Investigation
11-20-2012 Provider for Hearing-Impaired Pays Nearly $1.4 M to Settle TRS Probe
11-06-2012 Enforcement Bureau Enters $700K Consent Decree with AT&T Inc. Regarding Data Charges
10-15-2012 Enforcement Bureau Announces New Jammer Tip Line; Public Encouraged to be the Eyes and Ears of the Commission
10-15-2012 Actions taken against Craigslist.org Users offering Jamming Devices; Posters Ordered to Remove Jammer Listings
10-02-2012 FCC Warns Consumers to Beware of Prepaid Calling Card Schemes; Enforcement Bureau Issues Advisory and Consumer Alert
07-31-2012 Verizon Wireless to Pay $1.25 Million to Settle Investigation into Blocking of Consumers' Access to Certain Mobile Broadband Applications
06-27-2012 FCC Resolves Investigation Of Comcast-NBCU Broadband-Related Merger Conditions; Ensures Consumer Access To Reasonably-Priced Broadband Internet Service
10-05-2011 Twenty Online Retailers of Illegal Jamming Devices Targeted in Omnibus Enforcement Action
09-01-2011 FCC Announces $20 Million in Proposed Penalties Against Companies Believed to be Involved in Deceptive Marketing of Prepaid Calling Cards
06-16-2011 FCC TO CRAMMERS: NO MORE "MYSTERY FEES"
$11.7 Million in Penalties Proposed For Unauthorized Charges on Consumers' Monthly Phone Bills
05-25-2011 Department of Justice Press Release: FCC Enforcement Bureau Works With U.S. Marshals to Seize Equipment Used by Pirate Operators
03-22-2011 FCC Enforcement Bureau Releases Advisory on Requirement for Broadcasters to Certify that Advertising Contracts are Non-Discriminatory
02-09-2011 Enforcement Bureau Steps Up Education and Enforcement Efforts Against Cell Phone and GPS Jamming.
10-28-2010 FCC Investigation into Verizon Wireless "Mystery Fees" Results in Record Settlement
10-03-2010 FCC Confirms Investigation into Verizon Wireless' Mystery Fee
09-20-2010 Enforcement Bureau Settles Investigations of Purple Communications, Inc.
07-26-2010 Univision Radio Pays $1 Million to Resolve Pay-For-Play Investigation
05-12-2010 FCC Proposes $1.48 Million Forfeiture Against Silv Communication, Inc. for "Slamming" Violations
05-12-2010 How to Protect Yourself Against Slamming
09-09-2009 Chairman Julius Genachowski Announces Enforcement Bureau Chief
04-10-2008 Enforcement Bureau Adopts DTV V-CHIP Consent Decrees Totaling Over $3.4 Million
04-10-2008 FCC Adopts DTV Enforcement Orders Totaling Over $6 Million
03-26-2008 FCC Seeks Applicants for 2008 Engineer-in-Training Program
09-05-2007 FCC Seeks Applicants for 2007 Engineer-in-Training Program
08-30-2007 FCC Proposes $2.825 Million In Forfeitures For Violations Of E911 Handset Requirements
04-13-2007 Broadcasters Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve Possible "Payola" Violations
11-06-2006 FCC Issues Order on Remand Addressing Earlier Broadcast Television Indecency Decisions
08-07-2006 FCC Seeks Applicants for 2006/2007 Engineer-in-training Program
07-13-2006 FCC Proposes Forfeiture in Context of Its CPNI Investigation
05-31-2006 FCC Denies Request for Reconsideration of Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show Forfeiture Order
03-15-2006 FCC Releases Orders Resolving Numerous Broadcast Television Indecency Complaints
03-15-2006 FCC Proposes Forfeiture Against San Jose Navigation, Inc. for Marketing Unauthorized Equipment
02-16-2006 FCC Proposes $1,000,000 Forfeiture Against Behringer USA, Inc. for Marketing Unauthorized Equipment
11-03-2005 Commission Amends Emergency Alert System (EAS) Rules to Include Digital Media Technologies and Seeks Further Comments on EAS System
10-28-2005 FCC Reminds Communications Providers How to Contact Agency for Emergency Assistance After Normal Business Hours
10-07-2005 FCC Launches New Web Site Explaining Its Broadcast Obscenity, Indecency and Profanity Rules, Complaint Procedures and Enforcement Actions
09-01-2005 FCC and NARUC Announce Members of Joint Federal/State VOIP Enhanced 911 Enforcement Task Force
08-12-2005 FCC Proposes Almost $1.5 Million in Forfeitures for Universal Service Fund Violations
06-25-2005 FCC Proposes Over $2 Million in Forfeitures for Universal Service Fund and Other Regulatory Program Violations
04-29-2005 Chairman Kevin J. Martin Announces His Intention to Appoint the FCC Chief of Staff, Announces a Staff Change, and Announces His Intention to Appoint Select Bureau Chiefs
03-15-2005 Statement of Enforcement Bureau Chief David H. Solomon on Consent Decree Approved by Administrative Law Judge in Hearing Case Regarding the Telecommunications Relay Service Fund (EB Docket No. 02-149)
03-14-2005 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against Segment Introducing November 15, 2004 “Monday Night Football” Broadcast
03-11-2005 Linda Blair Returns to Position as Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau; Robert Pepper Named Acting Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis
03-01-2005 FCC Proposes $770,000 Forfeiture Against Dynasty Mortgage, L.L.C. for Apparent Violation of National Do-Not-Call Rules
02-28-2005 Commission Denies Indecency Complaints Against Veterans Day Broadcast of “Saving Private Ryan”
02-28-2005 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against “Will and Grace” Episode
02-28-2005 FCC Denies Indecency Complaint Filed Against “Arrested Development” Episode
02-25-2005 FCC Denies Indecency Complaint Against “Angel” Episode
02-23-2005 Statement of Chairman Powell on Three Proposed Forfeitures for Violation of Commission Closed Captioning Rules
01-24-2005 FCC Denies 36 Indecency Complaints about Various Television Programs
01-12-2005 FCC Proposes $28,000 Forfeiture Against Univision Radio License Corporation for Apparent Violation of Telephone Broadcast Rules
01-07-2005 FCC Denies SBC's and Verizon's Requests to Discontinue Merger Audits
01-03-2005 FCC Affirms $25,000 Forfeiture Against A-O Broadcasting, Inc., for Violations of RF Radiation Limits and EAS Rules
12-23-2004 Commission Affirms Forfeiture for Broadcasting Prohibited Advertisements Over Noncommercial Educational Station
12-22-2004 FCC Proposes Maximum Forfeiture of $220,000 Against Entercom for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rule
12-13-2004 FCC and Samson Technologies Enter into $26,500 Consent Decree Concerning Equipment Requirements
12-10-2004 FCC Fines Three Licensees for Jointly Violating Radio Frequency Radiation Limits
11-23-2004 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against “Off Centre” Episodes
11-23-2004 FCC and Viacom Inc. Enter Into $3.5 Million Consent Decree Concerning Indecency Restrictions
11-23-2004 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against “Coupling” Episodes
11-23-2004 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against “Keen Eddie” Episode
11-23-2004 FCC Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $55,000 Against WQAM License Limited Partnership for Apparent Violation of Indecency Rules
11-22-2004 FCC Proposes $125,000 Forfeiture Against Pilot Travel Centers for Apparent Violation of Equipment Authorization Rules
11-01-2004 FCC Proposes to Fine ACR Electronics, Inc. for Apparent Violation of Equipment Marketing Rules
10-28-2004 Chairman Powell Praises Strong Universal Service Enforcement Action
10-21-2004 Press Statement of FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell Regarding FCC Enforcement Bureau Consent Decrees on Children's Television Programming Rules for Cable Programmers
10-15-2004 FCC Proposes Maximum Forfeiture of $55,000 Against Entercom for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rule
10-12-2004 FCC Proposes $1,183,000 Forfeiture Against Fox Stations for Apparent Violation of Indecency Rule During Broadcast of “Married By America” Episode
09-30-2004 Enforcement Bureau Names Assistant Chief of Telecommunications Consumers Division
09-22-2004 FCC Proposes Statutory Maximum Fine of $550,000 Against Viacom-owned CBS Affiliates for Apparent Violation of Indecency Rules During Broadcast of Super Bowl Halftime Show
09-20-2004 Elizabeth H. Valinoti Named Legal Advisor to Chief of Enforcement Bureau
09-07-2004 Chairman Powell Applauds $400,000 FCC Enforcement Action Regarding the National Do-Not-Call Registry
08-12-2004 FCC and Emmis Communications Corporation Enter into $300,000 Consent Decree Concerning Indecency Restrictions
08-09-2004 FCC Denies Complaints Against "Will and Grace" Episode
08-09-2004 FCC Denies Complaints Filed Against November 20, 2001, Episode of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
08-06-2004 Enforcement Bureau Names Assistant Chief of Investigations & Hearings Division
08-04-2004 Homeland Security Policy Council Highlights FCC Actions Promoting Homeland Security
08-04-2004 Commission Seeks Comment on Rule Changes for the Emergency Alert System
07-27-2004 FCC and Verizon Enter into $300,000 Consent Decree Concerning Accounting and Other Local Competition Safeguards
07-26-2004 George Dillon Named Assistant Chief of the Enforcement Bureau
07-09-2004 FCC and AT&T Enter into Consent Decree Concerning Do-not-call Issues
06-18-2004 FCC Proposes to Fine DIRECTV, Inc. $87,500 for Repositioning Satellite Without Authorization
06-18-2004 FCC Adjusts Maximum Forfeiture Penalties to Reflect Inflation
06-09-2004 FCC and Clear Channel Communications, Inc., Enter into $1.75 Million Consent Decree Concerning Indecency Restrictions
05-14-2004 Commission Affirms Forfeiture Against Entercom for Violations of Indecency Rule
04-28-2004 Enforcement Bureau Names Regional Counsels
04-08-2004 Commission Proposes Statutory Maximum Fine of $495,000 Against Subsidiaries of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. for Apparent Multiple Violations of Indecency Rules
04-08-2004 FCC Affirms Forfeiture Against Emmis for Violation of Indecency Rules
03-18-2004 FCC Finds That Broadcast of "F-word" During Golden Globe Awards Was Indecent and Profane
03-18-2004 FCC Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $55,000 Against Capstar, a Subsidiary of Clear Channel, for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rule
03-18-2004 Commission Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $27,500 Against Infinity for Apparent Indecency Violation
03-18-2004 FCC Affirms Forfeiture Against Infinity for Violation of Indecency Rule
03-12-2004 FCC Proposes Record Fine of $9 Million Against Qwest for Failure to File Interconnection Agreements
03-12-2004 Commission Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $247,500 Against Clear Channel Communications for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rule
03-05-2004 Commission Summarily Rejects Infinity Petition for Reconsideration of Statutory Maximum Forfeiture Order for Indecency Violation
02-20-2004 Statement of Enforcement Bureau Chief David H. Solomon on $1.28 Million Consent Decree Regarding Long Distance Carrier Business Options, Inc.
02-02-2004 FCC Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division Announces Promotions
01-27-2004 Commission Proposes to Fine Clear Channel Communications $755,000 for Apparent Violations of Indecency and Public Inspection File Rules
01-27-2004 Commission Proposes to Fine Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc., Statutory Maximum for Apparent Violation of Indecency Rules
01-15-2004 FCC Proposes to Fine WCSS $560,000 for "Slamming" Violations
01-14-2004 Mark Stone Named Deputy Chief of FCC Enforcement Bureau's Telecommunications Consumers Division
01-14-2004 Elizabeth Yockus Mumaw Named Legal Advisor to Chief, Enforcement Bureau
01-14-2004 Christopher N. Olsen Named Deputy Chief of Enforcement Bureau
01-05-2004 FCC Fines FAX.COM Over $5 Million for Sending "Junk Faxes"
01-05-2004 Statement of FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell Regarding FCC Enforcement Action on Junk Faxes
12-29-2003 FCC Fines A-O Broadcasting $25,000 for Violations of RF Radiation Limits and Other Commission Rules
12-18-2003 Statement of Enforcement Bureau Chief David H. Solomon on First FCC Enforcement Action Under The National Do Not Call Registry
12-08-2003 Commission Fines WKRK-FM Statutory Maximum for Indecency Violation
11-25-2003 Gregory M. Cooke Named Deputy Director Of FCC Enforcement Bureau's Office of Homeland Security
11-07-2003 FCC Awards $12 Million in Damages to Competitive Local Exchange Carrier Starpower for Violation of Interconnection Agreement by Verizon
11-03-2003 Statement of Enforcement Bureau Chief David H. Solomon on $1.2 Million Consent Decree Regarding Allegedly Misleading Telemarketing Campaign by Long Distance Carrier NOS Communications, Inc.
11-03-2003 Statement of FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell Regarding FCC Enforcement Action on Do-Not-Call Rules
11-03-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine AT&T Corporation $780,000 for Apparent Violations of Do-Not-Call Rules
10-31-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine Spectrasite Communications Statutory Maximum $120,500 for Antenna Structure Violations
10-22-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine Four Licensees Total of $40,000 for Jointly Violating RF Radiation Limits
10-22-2003 FCC Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division Announces Promotions
10-02-2003 FCC Establishes Special Do-not-call Enforcement Team
10-02-2003 Commission Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $357,500 Against Infinity Broadcasting for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rules
10-02-2003 FCC Proposes Statutory Maximum Forfeiture of $55,000 Against AMFM Radio Licenses for Apparent Violations of Indecency Rules
10-01-2003 FCC and SBC Communications Enter into $1.35 Million Consent Decree Concerning Long Distance Requirements
09-30-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine Long-distance Reseller $806,861 for Failure to Make Universal Service Contributions
09-30-2003 Globcom Notice of Apparent Liability Statement by FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell
09-08-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine Verizon $283,800 for Noncompliance with Rules Governing Transactions with Its Long Distance Affiliates
07-17-2003 FCC and BellSouth Enter into a $1.4 Million Consent Decree Concerning Long Distance and Non-Discrimination Requirements
07-17-2003 FCC and T-Mobile Enter into $1.1 Million Consent Decree Regarding E911 Rules
07-16-2003 Enforcement Bureau's Technical and Public Safety Division Is Renamed Spectrum Enforcement Division
07-15-2003 Federal District Court Orders Civil Judgment Against Richard I. Rowland for Unlicensed Radio Operation
07-10-2003 FCC Establishes Office of Homeland Security; James Dailey Named Director
07-10-2003 FCC Homeland Security Action Plan
07-10-2003 FCC Homeland Security Initiatives, Statement by FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell
07-10-2003 Statement of Commissioner Michael J. Copps Re:Reorganization of the Enforcement Bureau and Establishment of Office of Homeland Security
06-12-2003 FCC and Cingular Wireless Enter into Consent Decree Regarding E911 Rules
05-12-2003 Rayon Sherwin "Junior" Payne Sentenced to Prison for Unlicensed Radio Operation
05-12-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine Western Wireless $200,000 for Unauthorized Operation Resulting from Noncompliance with Environmental Rules
05-07-2003 Qwest Admits Violations of Long Distance Ban - Company to Make $6.5 Million Payment to United States Treasury
04-23-2003 FCC Finds That Verizon Violated Interconnection Requirements
04-17-2003 FCC Grants Formal Complaint; Finds SBC in Violation of the SBC/Ameritech Merger Order
04-07-2003 FCC Orders Hearing into Apparent Deceptive Marketing Practices by NOS Communications, Inc. and Affiliated Carriers
04-07-2003 FCC Orders Hearing into Apparent Misrepresentations and Other Violations by Business Options, Inc.
04-03-2003 FCC Proposes a Forfeiture Against WKRK-FM for Apparent Indecency Violation (Includes Links to Dissenting Statement by Commissioner Copps and Statements by Commissioners Martin and Adelstein)
03-31-2003 FCC Fines Webnet $1,200,000 for Slamming Violations
03-06-2003 Shlomo Malka Found in Contempt of Court-Ordered Injunction, Fined $35,000.00 for Unlicensed Radio Operation
03-05-2003 FCC Proposes to Fine T-Mobile USA, Inc. $1.25 Million for E911 Violations
03-04-2003 Verizon Admits Violations of Long Distance Marketing Ban - Company to Make $5.7 Million Payment to United States Treasury
03-04-2003 Press Statement of Chairman Michael K. Powell on Verizon Premature Marketing Consent Decree
02-14-2003 Maureen F. Del Duca Named Chief of FCC Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division
02-14-2003 William D. Freedman Named Deputy Chief of FCC Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division
02-14-2003 Rebecca L. Dorch Named Western Regional Director for the FCC Enforcement Bureau
02-14-2003 Mark Stone Named Enforcement Bureau Legal Advisor on Common Carrier Issues
02-10-2003 Unlicensed Radio Broadcaster Benjamin Leroy Carter Sentenced to 18 Months Probation, 4 Months of which Will be Served as Home Confinement
01-09-2003 Telemarketing Enforcement Actions Announced
12-26-2002 FCC and Two Wireline Carriers Enter into Consent Decree Regarding Deceptive Marketing Practices - NOS and ANI to Pay $1 Million
12-04-2002 William H. Davenport Named Assistant Chief of Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division
11-18-2002 FCC Proposes to Fine A-O Broadcasting $28,000 for Violations of RF Radiation Limits and Other Commission Rules
11-08-2002 Benjamin Leroy Carter, aka Malik "Copafeel" Abdul, Pleads Guilty in Federal District Court to Seven Counts of Unlicensed Operation.
11-06-2002 FCC Imposes Forfeiture of $133,000 Against Callais Cablevision, Inc., for Cable Leakage and EAS Violations
10-31-2002 FCC Imposes $117,000 Fine on AT&T Wireless for Multiple Antenna Structure Violations
10-10-2002 FCC Enforcement Bureau Reports on Major Accomplishments in Observing Its Third Anniversary
10-09-2002 Press Statement of Chairman Michael K. Powell on SBC Forfeiture Order Released Today
10-09-2002 Press Statement of Chairman Michael Powell on AT&T Consent Decree on E-911 Implementation
10-09-2002 FCC and AT&T Wireless Enter into $2,000,000 Consent Decree Regarding E911 Rules
10-09-2002 FCC Fines SBC Communications, Inc. $6 Million for Violations of Commission Merger Condition
09-23-2002 FCC Proposes Over $6.5 Million in Total Fines Against Two Carriers for Violations of Consumer Disclosure Requirements
09-04-2002 Anne L. Weismann Named Deputy Chief of Enforcment Bureau
09-04-2002 William Flippo Sentenced to 15 Months Confinement and $25,000 Fine for Unlicensed Operation on Amateur Radio Frequencies and Intentionally Interfering with Amateur Radio Communications.
08-07-2002 FCC Proposes $5,379,000 Fine Against FAX.COM, Inc. for Violating "Junk FAX" Prohibition; Commissioner Abernathy Issues Separate Supporting Statement
07-18-2002 FCC Enforcement Bureau Announces New Staff Assignment
06-20-2002 FCC Proposes $1,200,000 Fine Against WEBNET for Slamming Violations
06-19-2002 FCC Orders Hearing into Apparent Violations of TRS Requirements by the Publix Companies
06-18-2002 FCC and AT&T Wireless Enter into $100,000 Consent Decree Regarding E911 Rules
05-29-2002 FCC Investigation Leads to Seizure of Unlicensed FM Radio Equipment
05-28-2002 FCC, SBC Communications, Inc. Agree to Consent Decree - SBC to Make $3.6 Million Payment to United States Treasury
05-23-2002 Lisa Burns Griffin Named Deputy Chief of Enforcement Bureau's Market Disputes Resolution Division
05-20-2002 FCC Proposes to Fine AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. $2.2 Million for E911 Violations
05-09-2002 FCC and Cingular Wireless LLC Enter into $100,000
Consent Decree Regarding E911 Rules
04-25-2002 FCC Proposes Fines Totaling $264,000 Against AT&T Wireless and Spectrasite Communications for Multiple Antenna Structure Violations
04-15-2002 FCC Fines SBC Communications, Inc. $100,000 for Violating Enforcement Bureau Order
03-19-2002 FCC Rules that AT&T and MCI Directory Assistance Practices Violated the Communications Act
03-08-2002 FCC Enforcement Bureau Announces Reorganization Structure
02-28-2002 FCC Rules that Verizon Violated Merger Condition
02-26-2002 FCC Amends Emergency Alert System Rules, Includes Child Abduction Alerts
02-25-2002 FCC Imposes $84,000 Fine Against SBC Communications Inc.
02-06-2002 FCC Proposes to Revoke Radio Licenses of Peninsula Communications, Inc.; Also Imposes $140,000 Fine
01-19-2002 FCC Proposes $6 Million Fine Against SBC Communications
01-11-2002 FCC Imposes $1,107,500 Fine Against 21st Century FAX(es) for Violating ``Junk FAX'' Prohibition
12-17-2001 FCC Imposes $1,020,000 Fine Against America's Tele-Network Corp for Slamming Violations
10-16-2001 FCC Proposes to Fine SBC Communications, Inc. $2.52 Million
10-12-2001 FCC Imposes $90,000 Fine Against US Notary, Inc. for Violations of the TCPA Regarding Unsolicited Faxes
09-14-2001 FCC Enforcement Bureau and Verizon Enter into Consent Decree; Verizon to pay $77,000 and Implement Remedial Actions to Help Ensure Compliance with Local Competition Rule
09-10-2001 FCC Imposes $920,000 Slamming Fine Against All American Telephone, Inc.
09-10-2001 Enforcement Bureau Announces New Attorneys to Support Competition Enforcement
09-06-2001 FM Station Operator Convicted on Criminal Charges for Operating Without FCC Authorization
08-29-2001 FCC Proposes $140,000 Fine against Peninsula Communications, Inc. for Failure to Cease Translator Operations
08-02-2001 FCC and American Tower Enter into Consent Decree Regarding Antenna Structure Violations
06-15-2001 FCC Imposes $137,000 Fine Against PTT Telekom, Inc. for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
05-30-2001 Commission Holds that Access Rates Charged by Competitive Local Carrier Are Unlawfully High
05-29-2001 FCC Affirms $88,000 Fine Against SBC for Failing to Comply With Merger Conditions
05-25-2001 FCC Investigation leads to Arrest of Unlicensed FM Radio Operator
05-24-2001 FCC Enforcement Bureau Imposes $94,500 Fine Against SBC for Violations of Local Competition Rule
05-08-2001 FCC Upholds $750,000 Slamming Fine to Coleman Enterprises, Inc.
04-24-2001 Enforcement Bureau Proposes Fines Totaling $147,000 to 22 Carriers for failure to File Mandatory Number Usage Reports
04-17-2001 FCC Imposes $520,000 Slamming Fine Against AT&T
04-06-2001 FCC Releases Policy Statement Providing Guidance to Broadcasters Regarding Indecency Statute
04-05-2001 FCC Resolves Payphone Service Provider Complaints; Implements Payphone Compensation Obligations of Interexchange Carriers
04-02-2001 FCC Proposes $1,000,000 in Total Fines Against Two Carriers for Deceptive Marketing Practices
03-20-2001 FCC Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Emergency Alert System Rules
03-15-2001 Enforcement Bureau Imposes $88,000 Fine Against SBC for Failing to Comply with Merger Conditions
03-13-2001 FCC Proposes $1,020,000 Forfeiture Against America's Tele-Network Corp for Slamming Violations
03-05-2001 FCC Commences Hearing to Revoke Amateur Radio and GMRS Licenses of Tampa, Florida Pirate Radio Operator Leslie D. Brewer
02-20-2001 FCC Fines Matrix Telecom, Inc. for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
02-13-2001 FCC Orders Hearing into Apparent Rule Violations by Broadcaster in U.S. Virgin Islands
01-18-2001 Enforcement Bureau Proposes $94,500 Fine Against SBC for Violations of Local Competition Rule
01-16-2001 FCC Proposes Fines Totaling $327,000 for Antenna Structure Violations to American Tower Corporation, Telecorp Communications, AT&T Wireless and Spectrasite Corporation; Orders Further Investigation of American Tower Corporation
12-21-2000 FCC Proposes $640,000 Fine Against AT&T Communications for Slamming Violations
12-21-2000 FCC Announces Year 2000 Common Carrier-related Enforcement Action Totals
12-20-2000 Enforcement Bureau Proposes $88,000 Fine Against SBC for Violations of Merger-related Reporting Conditions
12-07-2000 FCC Proposes $1,107,500 Fine Against 21st Century Fax(es) for Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
12-07-2000 FCC Imposes $750,000 Fine Against Coleman Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Local Long Distance, Inc. for Slamming Consumers
12-05-2000 FCC Imposes $154,000 Fine Against America's Tele-network Corp. for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
11-21-2000 FCC Enforcement Bureau Announces New Staff Assignments
11-02-2000 FCC and BellSouth Enter into A $750,000 Consent Decree Improving Compliance With Local Competition Rules
11-02-2000 FCC Imposes $230,000 Forfeiture Against Carolina Liquidators for Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
11-02-2000 Global Crossing to Change Payphone Compensation Practices and Pay $80,000
11-01-2000 Enforcement Bureau Concludes Nationwide Operator Service Investigation; Actions Include Consent Decrees Totaling $311,000, Citations, and A Nationwide Hospitality Industry Education Campaign
11-01-2000 FCC Fines Intellicall Operator Services for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
10-30-2000 Enforcement Bureau and Qualcomm Enter into Consent Decree Regarding E-911 Call Processing Requirements
10-27-2000 FCC and SBC Enter into Consent Decree Regarding Alarm Monitoring Service
10-23-2000 FCC Imposes $680,000 Forfeiture Against Vista Services Corporation for Slamming
10-23-2000 FCC Imposes Forfeiture Against Tri-Star Marketing for Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
10-19-2000 FCC Concludes 1-800-AMERITECH Service Violates Communications Act
10-17-2000 Enforcement Bureau and Verizon Enter into $250,000 Consent Decree Regarding Long Distance Verification and Record Retention
10-06-2000 FCC Denies Complaint Alleging Improper Marketing By Bell Atlantic in the New York Long Distance Market
09-08-2000 FCC and Coast Guard Join Forces in Life Saving Rescues at Sea Which Saved 13 Lives
08-29-2000 FCC Orders Hearing in Apparent Fraudulent Private Land Mobile Licenses in Dallas, Texas Area
08-01-2000 FCC, GTE Enter into Consent Decree Improving Compliance With Local Competition Rules; GTE Agrees to Pay $ 2.7 Million
08-01-2000 FCC Proposes Forfeiture Against US Notary for Violating the TCPA Regarding Unsolicited Faxes
08-01-2000 FCC Proposes Fine Against America's Tele-network Corp. for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
07-27-2000 FCC Proposes Fines Against Intellicall Operator Services and Matrix Telecom, Inc. for Failure to Make Required Universal Service Contributions
07-25-2000 FCC Investigation Leads to Arrest of Unlicensed Amateur Radio Operator
07-21-2000 Enforcement Bureau & Qwest Consent Decree Re Slamming; Qwest to Pay $1.5 Million
06-20-2000 Bell Atlantic Satisfies Consent Decree Re Electronic Ordering Systems
06-06-2000 FCC Action Nets Highest Slamming Payment Ever; MCI Worldcom to Pay $3.5 Million
05-17-2000 FCC Investigation Leads to Arrest of Unlicensed Fm Radio Operator
04-25-2000 Enforcement Bureau & Excel Enter into Consent Decree Regarding Slamming; Excel to Pay $400,000
03-27-2000 Sprint and Enforcement Bureau Enter Consent Decree Re Slamming of Consumers; Sprint to Pay $250,000
03-22-2000 Enforcement Bureau Proposes $11,000 Fine Against Echostar Satellite Corp. for Failing to Reserve Channel Capacity for Noncommercial Programming
03-09-2000 FCC Ensures Bell Atlantic Compliance With Terms of Long Distance Approval; Bell Atlantic Agrees to Pay Up to $27 Million $3 Million Payment Now and Up to $24 Million Later If Bell Atlantic Fails to Meet Specified Performance Standards
03-03-2000 Enforcement Bureau Fines Florida Man $10,000 for Marketing Unauthorized Radio Equipment
03-02-2000 FCC Imposes $1 Million Forfeiture Against BCI for Slamming Consumers Through the use of Forged Authorization Forms
03-02-2000 FCC Imposes Forfeiture for Violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
03-01-2000 FCC & FTC Issue Joint Policy Statement on Deceptive Advertising of Long Distance Telephone Services
03-01-2000 MCI Worldcom and Enforcement Bureau Enter Consent Decree Regarding Marketing and Advertising Practices for Dial-around Services and Casual Billing Practices.
02-24-2000 The FCC and FTC to Make Policy Announcement Regarding Truth-in-advertising of Long Distance Services.
02-17-2000 FCC Imposes $2 Million Forfeiture Against Long Distance Direct, Inc. for Slamming and Cramming Consumers.
02-09-2000 FCC Imposes $1.36 Million Forfeiture Against Amer-i-net for Slamming Consumers Through the Use of Forged Authorization Forms.
01-13-2000 FCC's Enforcement Bureau Proposes $100,000 Fine Against Telmex Usa for Failure to Provide Lines and Circuits to Competitors
01-07-2000 FCC Investigation Leads to Arrest of Suspect Interfering With Police Freqs in Los Angeles.
12-15-1999 FCC Proposes $85000 Forfeiture for Viol. of Telephone Consumer Protection Act By Faxing Unsolicited Ads.
11-23-1999 Virginia Man Indicted for Operating Unlicensed Fm Broadcast Station.
10-26-1999 New Enforcement & Consumer Information Bureaus Established.

last reviewed/updated on Tue Sep 16 13:39:03 EDT 2014


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