‘Obama Phone’ Scam Results in $90 Million in Fines

‘The company collected millions off of the federal program’

Obamaphone Scam Results in $90 Million of Fines (Washington Free Beacon)

Multiple companies face FCC fines totaling $90 million for their part in a government funded cell phone scam, KMOV reports:

People who weren’t low income were being targeted with an opportunity to sign up for a government-funded cell phone. It came from Cintex Wireless, based in Maryland.

Cintex attorneys insisted they were following the rules but, on Wednesday, the FCC slapped them with a $9.5 million fine for allegedly breaking the rules.

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