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Schumer tells FCC to crack down on cell phone scammers

Josh Peterson Contributor
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Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the government to crack down on cellphone scammers who trick people into paying for mobile services they may not want.

Schumer wants the Federal Communications Commission to stop “crammers” from sending out things like jokes and sports scores to customers and then billing them. That is, unless customers specifically told their phone carriers it’s okay.

Full Story: Schumer To FCC: Pull Plug On Cellphone “Cram” Scams