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Italian operators fined EUR 5 mln for premium services scam

Thursday 22 January 2015 | 09:02 CET | News
Italy's anti-trust and competition regulator AGCM has fined the operators Telecom Italia, 3 Italia, Wind and Vodafone Italia a total of over EUR 5 million for premium mobile services charged without user permission. The watchdog opened the investigation back in July, accusing the operators of misleading customers by including paid services that weren't requested or were requested unknowingly on their monthly phone bills. In a strongly worded statement, the regulator said the operators were guilty of unfair commercial practices, above all the omission of information regarding the fact that the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Telecom Italia / Vodafone Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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