Verizon Wins Injunction In Text Services Fraud Case

Law360, New York (May 16, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT) -- An Arizona federal judge handed a win to Verizon Wireless on Wednesday in its fight against a group of premium text message service providers, temporarily blocking the providers from selling to Verizon customers and nixing their preliminary attempts to accuse Verizon of antitrust violations.

In a decision handed down May 11, U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell issued a preliminary injunction against the premium text message service providers, finding that Verizon had laid enough groundwork for its claims that the providers have misled Verizon customers into...
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