Frontier Accused Of Stacking Bogus Fees On Internet Bills

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A putative class of Frontier Communications Corp. customers sued the telecommunications provider Tuesday in Minnesota federal court, claiming they were improperly charged taxes and fees on their high-speed Internet service bills.

Four named plaintiffs — three from Minnesota and one from New York — claim Frontier breached its contract with customers and violated federal laws prohibiting state and local taxes on Internet service.

"In direct violation of its contractual obligations and the Internet Tax Freedom Act and the Communications Act, Frontier has imposed and collected state...
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