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Obscene, Profane & Indecent Broadcasts: Forfeiture Orders

The Enforcement Bureau was established on November 8, 1999. This table lists all broadcast indecency-related Forfeiture Orders ("FOs") issued by the FCC and/or the Enforcement Bureau since November 8, 1999. Some of the FOs involve indecency complaints that were received by the Commission prior to the creation of the Enforcement Bureau. We have indicated those with an asterisk (*). Any Forfeiture Order that is not marked with an asterisk (*) involved an indecency complaint received on or after November 8, 1999. 

  02-22-2008 Complaints Against Various Licensees Regarding Their Broadcast of the Fox Television Network Program "Married By America" on April 7, 2003 $7,000 ea. 
  02-19-2008 Complaints Against Various Television Licensees Concerning Their February 25, 2003 Broadcast of the Program "NYPD Blue" $27,500 ea. 
  03-15-2006 Complaints Against Various Television Licensees Concerning Their February 1, 2004 Broadcast of the Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show $550,000 
  02-18-2004 Emmis Radio License Corporation, WKQX(FM), Chicago, Illinois $7,000 
  12-08-2003 Infinity Broadcasting Operations, Inc., WKRK-FM, Detroit, Michigan $27,500 
  11-01-2002 Emmis Radio License Corporation, WKQX(FM), Chicago, IL $21,000 
  09-27-2002 Entercom Seattle License, LLC, KNDD(FM), Seattle, WA $12,000 
  01-08-2002 Emmis FM License Corp. of Chicago, WKQX(FM), Chicago, IL $14,000 
  05-11-2001 WLDI, Inc., WCOM(FM), Bayamon, PR $16,800 
*   03-02-2001 Infinity Radio License, Inc., WLLD(FM), Holmes Beach, FL $7,000 
*   10-12-2000 Communicast Consultants, Inc., KRXK(AM), Rexburg, Idaho $7,000 
*   08-24-2000 Three Eagles of Columbus, Inc., KROR(FM), Hastings, Nebraska $6,000 
*   06-28-2000 Citicasters Co., WXTB(FM), Clearwater, FL $7,000 
*   06-27-2000 Citicasters Co., WXTB(FM), Clearwater, FL $23,000 
*   06-13-2000 Infinity Broadcasting Corporation of Los Angeles, KROQ-FM, Pasadena, CA $2,000 
*   01-28-2000 WQAM LLP, WQAM(AM), Miami, Florida $35,000 

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