Florida AG Reaches Settlement with Verizon Wireless

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced his office has reached an agreement resulting in millions of dollars in refunds to Florida Verizon Wireless and Alltel consumers for third-party charges on their cell phone bills. Verizon Wireless, LLC has also agreed to adopt a series of “best practices” standards which will protect consumers from third-party charges, including charges for “free” ringtones and other cell phone content customers either didn’t order or didn’t realize would result in a monthly charge. Continue reading