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Sprint to pay USD 2.5 mln for overcharging low credit subs

Thursday 22 October 2015 | 09:51 CET | News
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has told Sprint to pay USD 2.95 million to settle charges about how it has handled customers with lower credit scores charges. In its complaint, the FTC said Sprint placed consumers with lower credit scores in an Account Spending Limit (ASL) programme, which requires consumers to pay a monthly fee of USD 7.99 in addition to the charges for mobile phone and data services. The FTC said Sprint failed to give many consumers required information about why they were placed in a more costly programme, and when they did, the notice often came too late for

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Companies: Sprint
Countries: United States
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