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Crammers, scammers

Rogue 'phone service' demands verification only on exit, not on entry.

The case of Streaming Flix, Cindy Landeen, Local Exchange Carrier (LEC) billing, and a "billing aggregator" called Billing Services Group (BSG).

MyIproducts, 800 Vmailbox, and Digital Vmail--all services that used LEC billing to offer voicemail service that almost no "subscriber" actually used. (Between July 2009 and March 2010, tens of thousands of people were billed but only 209 ever used their mailbox). The total amount billed for these services in less than a year: $30 million.


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