Verizon, Sprint users can claim cash in ‘mobile cramming’ settlement
COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says Verizon and Sprint customers are running out of time to claim their share of more than $120 million in the “mobile cramming” settlements.
Users who experienced unauthorized third-party charges starting in July 2010 have until Dec. 31 to submit a claim.
“If your Verizon or Sprint cell phone bill was higher than expected in the last few years, you may be entitled to a refund,” Attorney General DeWine said in a news release on Tuesday. “Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans were estimated to qualify under these settlements.”
According to the attorney general’s office, these “cramming” fees were usually one-time charges or monthly subscriptions of $9.99 for cell services like ringtones, horoscopes or sports scores.
Verizon customers can submit claims at www.CFPBSettlementVerizon.com
Sprint customers can submit claims at www.SprintRefundPSMS.com