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CFPB files suit against Sprint for cramming consumer bills

Thursday 18 December 2014 | 16:09 CET | News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against Sprint for illegally billing wireless consumers tens of millions of dollars in unauthorised third-party charges. The Bureau's complaint alleges that Sprint operated a billing system that allows third parties to "cram" unauthorised charges on customers' mobile phone accounts and ignored complaints about the charges. The CFPB is seeking refunds for affected consumers and penalties to deter unauthorised third-party charges in the future. 

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