Stories tagged: fine
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
AT&T will pay $60 million in a settlement with federal regulators after it was accused of slowing data speeds for millions of wireless customers who paid for “unlimited” plans. The …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
The Education Department says it’s fining Michigan State University a record $4.5 million for failing to respond appropriately to sexual assault complaints against Larry Nassar, a former sports doctor at …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
The United States Postal Service is facing nearly $150,000 in fines after the heat-related death of a Los Angeles mail carrier last summer.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
The Kushner family real estate company has been fined $210,000 by New York City regulators following an Associated Press investigation that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
In a massive strike, the Federal Communications Commission issued a $120 million fine on a massive robocall spoofing operation it deemed a threat to public safety.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018
U.S. Bancorp said Thursday it will pay $613 million in fines and penalties to settle allegations that the bank had poor anti-money laundering controls, which put the bank repeatedly at …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
The European Union on Wednesday slapped a $1.23 billion fine on U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm for abusing its market dominance in the lucrative sector of components in smartphones and tablets for …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
A Kennewick couple has been fined $16,000 for putting 296 cubic yards of fill dirt in the Naches River floodway near Nile in Yakima County. The penalty comes after they …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
A Wisconsin milling company should pay $1.8 million in fines for failing to prevent a fatal plant explosion earlier this year, federal labor officials announced Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has agreed with the state’s ethics commission to pay a $1,000 fine for failing to publicly declare a potential conflict of interest, and for being …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
The state of Washington has levied a $16,000 fine for failure to identify a white powder on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Federal officials have proposed an $82.1 million fine against a North Carolina man who they say made millions of illegally spoofed robocalls.
Thu., July 20, 2017
The Treasury Department said in a statement that Exxon under Tillerson’s leadership had shown “reckless disregard” for sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russian entities in 2014 over Russia’s …
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017
Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC of Newport has been fined $500,000 by the state Department of Labor and Industries, one of the largest penalties ever assessed by the agency.
Tue., June 27, 2017
The European Commission has hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine after concluding that the search giant unfairly favored its comparison-shopping service over others.
Fri., June 2, 2017
State regulators have fined CenturyLink $123,000 for failing to notify state officials on time about a communications outage last fall that left thousands of customers with intermittent 911 service.
Fri., March 24, 2017
A prominent aerospace supplier whose president voiced hatred of Muslims has entered into a consent decree with the state Attorney General’s Office that requires the company to pay $485,000 and …
Mon., March 20, 2017
Cascade Natural Gas has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it broke state and federal pipeline safety rules.
Thu., March 9, 2017
A judge on Wednesday upheld the $1,000 fines issued by the Washington secretary of state against three electors who broke their vote pledge and cast their vote for someone other …
Sun., March 5, 2017
The city of Tacoma will pay a $50,000 fine and legal fees for violating the Public Records Act by withholding most of a nondisclosure agreement it signed to obtain cellphone …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
The Legislative Ethics Board has fined Rep. Melanie Stambaugh $5,000, saying that she violated ethics rules by posting state-funded photos and videos to a Facebook page she used during her …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
A judge in Ohio says a village must pay back all $3 million paid by drivers for speeding citations from automated traffic cameras.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016
The Washington State Department of Ecology says it’s fining a Whatcom County berry grower more than $100,000 for years of illegal water use.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
An Idaho suction dredge gold miner has agreed to pay a $3,600 fine for violating the Clean Water Act on the South Fork Clearwater River in north-central Idaho.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
The Chinese unit of medical device maker Medtronic has been fined $17 million by anti-monopoly regulators in the latest effort by Beijing to force down what it sees as unreasonably …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
JPMorgan Chase, HSBC Holdings and Credit Agricole were fined a total of 485.5 million euros ($521 million) for rigging the Euribor benchmark as European Union antitrust regulators wrapped up a …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016
United Airlines’ parent company has agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty for reinstating a money-losing route that gave a public official easier access to his vacation home.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to pay a $40 million penalty and plead guilty to seven federal charges in an illegal ocean pollution case.