Statement on DOJ Lawsuit Against AT&T in TRS Fraud Case
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D. C. 20554
This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:March 23, 2012
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506
STATEMENT ON DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LAWSUIT AGAINST AT&T IN
TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES FRAUD CASEFrom an FCC spokesperson:
“The Commission welcomes the Department of Justice’s filing, which arises from an investigation that
the Commission’s Office of Inspector General actively assisted. Fraudulent IP Relay practices are a
serious problem the Commission has been addressing, and the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau also
has ongoing investigations of IP Relay practices. We will continue to work with DOJ and other law
enforcement authorities to protect these critical services from abuse.”
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