Who knew so many Nigerian scammers were hearing-impaired?

AT&T billed U.S. for scammers to use text-based Internet service, DoJ says in lawsuit

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So let's see, $16 million in overpayments times triple damages, divided by the federal government's history of wrist-slapping corporations caught in alleged wrong-doing...

I'd say we're looking at a $5 million settlement.

Chris Nerney writes ITworld's Tech Business Today blog. Follow Chris on Twitter at @ChrisNerney. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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