SEATTLE - The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge.
Under the agreement announced Tuesday, the Colorado-based satellite TV company will also give existing customers cash credits or free programming and pay the state nearly $570,000.
DISH didn't immediately return an email or phone message seeking comment.
The TV provider charged its Washington customers a dollar fee between May and December 2012. The item was listed on bills as a "Washington surcharge" and not advertised in the total cost of TV packages.
The attorney general's office says DISH didn't accurately advertise true sales prices because it listed the surcharge separately. The fee aimed to recoup the company's increased tax liability.
- Community helps SPD find hit and run suspect
- Several rallies, marches fill Spokane
- Woman arrested for South Hill hit and run
- Give 4 Kids raises over $58k for Children's Miracle Network
- Man who lost leg in motorcycle crash reunites with dentist who saved him
- 3D printing technology helps cardiologists save lives