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FCC Proposes $14.4M in Forfeitures for Lifeline Violations

After a lengthy review of the FCC's Lifeline program, which offers mobile phones to low-income consumers, the FCC late yesterday proposed more than $14.4 million in forfeitures against five wireless Lifeline service providers who apparently violated the commission’s Lifeline rules.According to a press release, the violations involve thousands of consumers who had more than one Lifeline subscription from the same provider, resulting in duplicative support requests and payments. The actions constitute the most recent step in the commission’s work to find waste, fraud, and abuse in the Lifeline program and preserve the overall integrity of the

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01 Oct
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