AT&T to pay USD 80 mln to settle FTC mobile cramming charges

Wednesday 8 October 2014 | 19:33 CET | News
As part of a USD 105 million settlement with federal and state law enforcement officials, AT&T Mobility will pay USD 80 million to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to provide refunds to consumers the company unlawfully billed for unauthorised third-party charges, a practice referred to as mobile cramming. The refunds are part of a multi-agency settlement that also includes USD 20 million in penalties and fees paid to 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as a USD 5 million penalty to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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