Verizon, AT&T To Pay Combined $116M For Calif. Overcharges

By Lauren Berg (September 24, 2020, 10:00 PM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless and AT&T agreed Thursday to pay a combined $116 million as part of a settlement resolving a California lawsuit that alleged the nation's largest cellphone providers overcharged government customers for more than a decade.

Verizon will pay $68 million as its part of a settlement with state and local governments in California. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Verizon will pay $68 million and AT&T Mobility will pay $48 million to settle claims that they violated cost-saving agreements included in multibillion-dollar wireless contracts with state and local governments, according to a news release from Constantine Cannon LLP, which represented the...

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