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NaturalNews – Jonathan Benson – T-Mobile Knowingly Placed Bogus Charges On Phone Bills; Profited Millions, Says FTC – 11 July 2014

NaturalNewss Logo-April-2014(NaturalNews) U.S.-based mobile phone carrier T-Mobile is the subject of a new federal lawsuit alleging fraudulent charges on customers’ bills. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says T-Mobile unlawfully charged wireless subscribers bogus fees for services they never signed up for, and then deceptively tried to hide these charges on their bills, pocketing millions of dollars in the process.

According to the Associated Press, federal regulators had been unsuccessful in negotiating with T-Mobile prior to filing the suit, which accuses the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier of scamming customers. Recurrent charges for so-called “premium” services like horoscope texts and funky ringtones were quietly embedded within customers’ bills, alleges the agency, with no clear indication of their presence.
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