Sprint, Verizon to pay $158M to settle 'cramming' case
If you are a Sprint or Verizon customer, you might be eligible for a refund.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and other attorneys general announced $158 million in settlements to resolve allegations that Sprint and Verizon placed third-party charges on customer cell phone bills.
The practice, called "cramming", has already resulted in similar settlements with AT&T and T-Mobile.
Sprint and Verizon customers can submit claims for refunds by visiting websites set up by the carriers.
Consumers can submit claims for restitution by visiting www.SprintRefundPSMS.com and/or www.CFPBSettlementVerizon.com. The websites will provide information on how to submit a claim, find information about refund eligibility, and request a free account summary that details PSMS purchases on their accounts.
For questions, visit the websites or contact the settlement administrators: for Sprint, (877) 389-8787 and for Verizon, (888) 726-7063.