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FCC fines long-distance carrier USD 29.6 mln for slamming

Monday 15 February 2016 | 09:05 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission announced a USD 29.6 million proposed fine against four long-distance carriers for a variety of fraudulent, deceptive and manipulative practices targeting consumers with Hispanic surnames. The Commission said that OneLink Communications, TeleDias Communications, TeleUno and Cytel "slammed" consumers by switching their long-distance carriers without authorization and "crammed" unauthorized charges onto consumers' bills.  In addition, it is alleged the companies, which operate as a single enterprise, fabricated audio recordings that they then submitted to

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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