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T-Mobile To Pay Feds $48 Million For Failing to Adequately Disclose “Unlimited Data Plan” Restrictions

October 20, 2016
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 The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau today announced that T-Mobile will pay a fine and provide benefits to consumers totaling at least $48 million as part of a settlement resolving an investigation into whether the company adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for its “unlimited” data plan subscribers. The FCC’s investigation found that company policy allows...

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Ct Opiate Treatment Hot line Now Available

March 16, 2016
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Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Launches Statewide 800 Number for Residents Seeking Opioid Treatment and Services  Residents will be linked to walk-in assessment centers by calling 1-800-563-4086 The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) has announced a new toll-free number connecting residents seeking treatment and services for an opioid...

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New Phishing Scheme Tries to Exploit Personal Information by Mimicking Employer

March 15, 2016
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New Strain of Fraud Targets W-2s Through CEOs and CFOs Attorney General George Jepsen, Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan and Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris are warning consumers about a new W-2-themed phishing scheme that targets employees and even Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in an attempt...

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FCC Fines Six Companies $30 Million For Misleading Consumers Of Prepaid Calling Cards

November 3, 2015
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Companies Engaged in Deceptive Advertising of Calling Cards, Delivered Only a Fraction of the Minutes Promised to Consumers he Federal Communications Commission has fined six companies a combined $30 million for deceptively marketing prepaid calling cards. The companies falsely advertised that their low-cost prepaid calling cards could allow consumers far more calling minutes than...

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