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at&t cramming refunds
2014-10-09 04:56:05

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online AT&T’s wireless business will pay $105 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over charges the telecom company was unlawfully billing wireless customers with millions of dollars in bogus charges. The settlement, announced by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday, will require AT&T Mobility LLC to pay $80 million to state and federal regulators so they can provide refunds to consumers who were...

2014-10-08 12:33:17

Refunds Part of Combined $105 Million Settlement with FTC, FCC, and States WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a $105 million settlement with federal and state law enforcement officials, AT&T Mobility LLC will pay $80 million to the Federal Trade Commission to provide refunds to consumers the company unlawfully billed for unauthorized third-party charges, a practice known as mobile cramming. The refunds are part of a multi-agency settlement that also...

2014-07-01 16:32:30

T-Mobile Was Aware For Years that Charges Were Not Authorized by its Customers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a complaint filed today, the Federal Trade Commission is charging mobile phone service provider T-Mobile USA, Inc., with making hundreds of millions of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for purported "premium" SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. The FTC alleges that...

2013-01-25 23:03:26

Keeping consumers informed about upcoming company developments is an important part of the UsRecordFee.com company mission. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 USRecordFee.com has launched a blog to help them maintain constant contact with their customers and educate them about developments in the public document lookup industry, company officials said. The blog, located at http://www.usrecordfeeblog.com will be updated several times a week as part of the company's overall customer...

2011-08-09 00:00:29

Vintalk takes a stronger hold on its brand and renames its international long distance division. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Vintalk, a leading, global provider of wholesale, business and consumer IP communication solutions, announced today that it is officially renaming its international long distance division from Vincall to Vintalk International Long Distance (Vintalk ILD). This is a strategic move to fold the International Long Distance (ILD) division under one name to build...

2009-11-29 14:22:00

Governor Quinn signs AARP-backed bill to prevent unauthorized third party charges for telephone services and products CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois consumers who have been paying untold amounts of money for phone services or products they did not even order or authorize - a growing and illegal practice known as 'cramming' - will now have a law on their side. A bill protecting consumers against unauthorized third party charges was signed into law today by Governor...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.