|NYC's Consumer Affairs Suing Cellcos Re: False Adverts (|
|Danny Burstein (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Thu, 21 Jul 2005 17:10:05 -0400
"New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Acting|
Commissioner Jonathan Mintz today announced the agency has filed suit
in New York Supreme Court against three major wireless companies for
pitching cell phones and services in deceptive advertisements that
misled consumers. DCA filed suit against Nextel Communications Inc.,
Sprint Spectrum L.P., and T-Mobile USA Inc. seeking maximum fines and
compliance with New York City's landmark Consumer Protection Law.
" 'You can't promise a great deal in the headline and hide the true
( rest of article describes a whole bunch of "free long distance"
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