Mobile Marketer Jamster Settles FTC 'Cramming' Claims

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Mobile marketer Jamster has agreed to pay a $1.2 million fine and reimburse thousands of consumers to resolve the Federal Trade Commission's claims that it tricked Android phone users into clicking on ads that caused unwanted charges to be “crammed” onto their bills, the agency said Wednesday.

Under a proposed settlement submitted by the parties to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for approval, any Android device user that Jamster has billed for services since Aug. 1, 2011, by grabbing their mobile phone...
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