mobile billing

T-Mobile Settles Cramming Action for $90 Million

December 23, 2014 On December 19, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a press release announcing a settlement with T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) concerning alleged practices of illegal cramming.  Among other provisions, the terms of the settlement require that T-Mobile issue full refunds to those of its customers who were charged for third-party services …

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Targets Sprint for Illegal Cramming

December 22, 2014 On December 17, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corporation (“Sprint”) alleging that Sprint illegally crammed third-party charges on its customers’ cellular telephone bills.  The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, marks the first brought by the …

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