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AT&T to Pay $105 Million in Cramming Settlement

Updated: Will also take actions to insure consumers are aware of phone charges
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The FCC, Federal Trade Commission and 50 state attorneys general have struck a $105 million settlement with AT&T over cramming, which are third party charges on wireless bills that consumers did not know about.

The FCC and FTC put out an alert Wednesday that there would be a noon announcement of some kind of settlement, but did not elaborate.

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile agreed last fall to stop the practice, but the settlement deals with AT&T conduct before that.

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