Sprint To Pay $19M To End Picture Messaging Charges Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 1:31 PM EDT) -- Sprint Spectrum LP and Sprint Solutions Inc. have agreed to pay up to $19 million to settle a putative class action accusing the company of improperly charging customers who had signed up for unlimited messaging plans to send picture messages, according to a proposed agreement filed Monday.

The plaintiffs sued the mobile giant in March 2010, alleging violations of the Federal Communications Act, New Jersey and California consumer fraud statutes and breach of contract, saying it promised that its Everything Messaging plan included unlimited texting and...
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