Amp'd Mobile Faces $100,000 FCC Fine

Mar 28, 2007

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a $100,000 fine against Amp'd Mobile Inc., the wireless phone company aimed at the youth market, and two other companies for failing to protect consumers' personal calling records from thieves.



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