Verizon Faces Antitrust Claims In Texting Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (April 4, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT) -- A group of premium text message service providers accused of fraud by Verizon Wireless launched a counterattack Friday in Arizona, claiming that the cellphone service provider has orchestrated a boycott of the group in violation of antitrust law.

Responding to a March lawsuit filed by Verizon in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona., the group of defendants — referred to as JAWA — amended their counterclaims, contending that Verizon's suit is meritless and arguing that the telecommunications giant is on a mission to...
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