Victim of cramming by Verizon or Sprint? December 31st is the deadline to claim a refund


Last May, Sprint and Verizon settled cramming charges with the FCC. Some subscribers of the two carriers were charged from 99 cents to $ 14 for each premium text they received, but did not request or order. Content they were billed for included horoscopes, jokes, weather and more. The average amount charged to unsuspecting subscribers was $ 9.99 a month. Verizon kept 30% of the revenue generated from this aptly named cramming, while Sprint kept 35% of the money generated.

As part of the agreement with the FCC, Verizon will refund $ 70 million to its customers. $ 20 million will go to state governments …