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Sprint SMS Class Action Settlement

Description

This class action lawsuit alleges that Sprint mobile customers may have been charged for unauthorized third-party services like ringtones and SMS subscription services (called "Premium SMS" or PSMS)

Please visit the official class action website for more information: https://www.sprintrefundpsms.com/home.aspx

Who is Eligible?

You may be eligible if you were a Sprint customer who paid for third-party, unauthorized Premium SMS charges, and did not receive a credit. This includes Sprint postpaid customers as well as Sprint prepaid customers (Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Sprint Prepaid, and Assurance Wireless).

Potential Award

If you were a Sprint postpaid customer, you are eligible for a full refund of unauthorized charges. Prepaid customers are eligible for a refund of $7.00 but this amount may be lower based on the number of claims.

Proof of Purchase

Please see the website for details

How to make a claim

Claim form: https://www.sprintrefundpsms.com/Landing.aspx

Claim Deadline: 12/31/2015

Other Information

Case name: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Sprint Corporation

Final Hearing Date: 1/1/2011