Cell Phone Companies on the Hustle

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Cell Phones

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com


Everyone that I know personally with a cell phone contract feel that they are on the bad end of an illegal hustle and a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee finally agreed. 

The problem sometimes starts with small companies that provide services, ringtones or other services – the monies are then collected by Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint.  The major phone carrier then pockets 30 to 40 percent of the booty. 

The corporate carriers often allowed smaller companies with unreasonable satisfactory rates to continue to bill customers possible because they had nothing to lose and millions to gain. 

Earlier this month a California shut down six companies accused to cramming $100 million in unauthorized charges based on information from the Federal Trade Commission.  

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These companies are nothing but crooks, they undoubltly thought they going to get away with this,

that's why I personally don't have a contract period, no unexpected  fees or in this case Bogus fees.

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