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Brazil imposes BRL 9.3 mln in fines on Oi, Claro and Vivo

Friday 14 September 2018 | 17:25 CET | News
Brazil's Department of Consumer Protection and Protection (DPDC), an agency linked to the Ministry of Justice, has condemned operators Oi, Claro and Vivo to pay a fine of BRL 9.3 million each for violation of the Consumer Defense Code, reports O Globo. It is the largest fine ever applied in the history of the DPDC and was motivated by the violation of consumer rights for value-added services and products never requested by the user. According to the DPDC director, Ana Caram, the companies misled the consumer with ads that did not highlight essential aspects of the service. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro / Oi / Vivo
Countries: Brazil
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