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Twenty-two States Will Benefit from Illinois Settlement
February 20, 2002
AT&T, MCI WorldCom and Sprint will pay states in settlement
February 20, 2002 - AT&T, MCI WorldCom and Sprint entered into a $1.5 million settlement with the Illinois Attorney General of a lawsuit alleging deceptive advertising practices. The companies will collectively pay the states $1.5 million and have agreed to make critical disclosures to consumers regarding service costs and calling plans. The other states involved in the settlements are: Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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