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Sirius XM Consumer Practices Under Investigation

New York – Seven states and the District of Columbia have
launched investigations into

Sirius XM

‘s consumer
practices, the company said in a


with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

The satellite-radio company said it is cooperating with the
investigations but “believe[s] our consumer-related practices comply with all
applicable federal and state laws and regulations.”

This month, the attorney general offices of Arizona,
Connecticut, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Washington D.C. launched “a
multi-jurisdictional investigation into certain of our consumer practices,”
Sirius XM said. “The investigation focuses on our practices relating to the
cancellation of subscriptions, automatic renewal of subscriptions, charging,
billing, collecting, and refunding or crediting of payments from consumers, and
soliciting customers.”

 Separately, the
Florida attorney general launched an investigation into consumer-related practices,
and in September, the Missouri attorney general “commenced an action against us
regarding our telemarketing practices to residents of the state of Missouri,”
the filing stated.