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  • T-Mobile to pay $90 million to settle claims of wrongful charges

    T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over its alleged practice of “mobile cramming,” or placing unauthorized third-party charges on customers’ cellphone bills, the Federal Communications Commission announced Friday.
  • Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer

    Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and attorneys general from Virginia and North Carolina are seeking penalties and restitution from a Virginia-based retailer that caters to service members, alleging it used illegal tactics to collect debts. The...

    T-Mobile settles cramming case for $90 million

    SEATTLE T-Mobile has agreed to pay at least $90 million to settle an investigation into allegations that the Bellevue company billed customers millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party subscriptions and premium text messaging services a practice...

    U.S. consumer bureau sues Sprint for phone bill 'cramming'

    U.S. consumer bureau sues Sprint for phone bill 'cramming'
    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corp over unauthorized charges on customers' cellphone bills, a practice known as cramming, in the agency's first foray into mobile payments. Marking the third...

    Bank of America fails two mortgage settlement tests

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America has failed two of 31 tests designed to see whether it is complying with a national mortgage settlement's rules, a report Tuesday from the settlement's watchdog shows. The tests involve sending pre-foreclosure letters to...