07/18/2011 06:35 pm ET Updated Sep 17, 2011

FCC Takes Aim At Scammers Secretly Padding Your Phone Bill

A little over two years since it took on the credit card industry, the federal government has found a fresh villain: telecommunications fraudsters. Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission proposed new rules designed to crack down on "phone cramming," a widespread, illegal practice that robs billions of dollars from phone users.

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