AT&T Wireless to pay $105 million for charging customers unauthorized fees

AT&T has been ordered to pay up for charging customers unauthorized fees. 



The cellphone carrier will pay $105 million in customer refunds and penalties to settle charges that it unlawfully billed customers in a practice known as cramming. 



According to the Federal Trade Commission, AT&T Wireless billed millions of people for charges from third-party companies for services that they never signed up for or were tricked into subscribing to, such as horoscope texts, trivia and love tops. 



The FTC claims that AT&T deceived customers by hiding the charges, usually $9.99 per month. 


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