‘Obamaphone’ Fraud: FCC Kept Under Wraps Until Expanded Program Began

'Obamaphone' Fraud: FCC Kept Under Wraps Until Expanded Program Began
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced that it would seek $51 million in damages from a cellphone company that allegedly defrauded the federal Lifeline program of nearly $10 million.
Federal regulators were instructed to keep a massive fraud investigation – concerning the “Obamaphone” program, meant to help get low-income families cellphone access – under wraps until a day after a controversial vote to expand the program, one of those regulators claims. […Read More]

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