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  • 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.
  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    Grim outlook for healthcare, hospital sector in 2015: rating agencies

    The outlook for non-profit healthcare remains dour for 2015, as hospital operating margins continue to face pressure from rising costs and weaker reimbursement. The three major credit ratings agencies gave the healthcare and hospital sector a negative...