Verizon To Pay $77M In FCC Mystery Fees Case

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $25 million and issue $52.8 million in customer refunds to resolve a Federal Communications Commission case over so-called mystery fees charged to customers, though class action litigation over the matter continues.

The settlement, the largest in the FCC's history, resolves a 10-month investigation into the charges, which had ended up on the bills of about 15 million customers since November 2007, the commission said Thursday.

“Mystery solved: Today's settlement with Verizon Wireless is about making things right and putting consumers...
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