Verizon Wireless and Sprint secretly billed millions of cellphone customers for text-messaging services they didn’t order; they included horoscopes and sports scores.
The practice is called “cramming,” and it’s illegal.
The FCC ordered the companies to refund the illegal overcharges as part of a class-action settlement; but today is the deadline for you to claim your share.
To file your claim with Verizon Wireless, visit http://www.cfpbsettlementverizon.com/
To claim your refund on Sprint, visit https://www.sprintrefundpsms.com/home.aspx