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Carlos Slim refutes overcharging accusations

Thursday 2 February 2012 | 11:20 CET | News
Mexican businessman Carlos Slim has disputed the OECD report that Mexicans have been overpaying billions of dollars per year for telephone and internet services, Reuters reports. According to a recent OECD reports, Mexican customers have been overcharged USD 13.4 billion a year between 2005 and 2009 for fixed-phone, mobile and broadband services, a market dominated by Slim's companies. Overall, overcharging cost the Mexican economy USD 25.8 billion a year over the period, the OECD estimated. Slim said he did not know how the OECD had reached the "incorrect" figure, adding it was more than the

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