Rockefeller Subpoenas Mobile Messenger Over 'Cramming'

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT) -- U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller on Friday subpoenaed Mobile Messenger Inc. for documents he said the company has been withholding regarding third-party charges on cellphone bills, also known as “cramming.”

In a letter to Mobile Messenger CEO Michael Iccarino, the Democratic senator representing West Virginia said he requested the documents a year ago to gather information about reports that consumers were facing cramming on their bills.

“As you know, billing aggregators like Mobile Messenger have played a key role in the process of placing...
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