Sprint to face USD 105 mln fine for cramming

Wednesday 17 December 2014 | 08:26 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to fine Sprint a record USD 105 million over allegations the company charged consumers for unwanted text message alerts and other services. An unnamed FCC official confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that the regulator is preparing to fine Sprint for billing customers for text message alerts, horoscopes, sports scores, ring tones and other unwanted services, a practice known as cramming. The fine would tie an AT&T settlement over similar charges earlier this year as the largest in FCC history. Consumers that believe they have been

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Companies: FCC / Sprint
Countries: United States
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