Category Archives: Fraud Cases

About fraud in the Lifeline free phone program.

Total Call Mobile Fraud Case – FCC to Fine $51 Million

Total Call Mobile a California-based phone provider is being fined by the FCC for $51 Million for.  The communications company knowingly defrauded  a popular program that helps low-income consumers with affordable phone service. Participating providers is they receive a  $9.95 subsidy  each month from the government for each person enroll in the program.  In exchange, the discount is supposed… Read More »

TerraCom Wireless | Free Government Phone Fraud Case

TerraCom Wireless, who has been under scrutiny cuts its sales force.  TerraCom, is an Oklahoma-based  company, participating in the FCC’s Lifeline program.  Many companies seeking Lifeline subscribers have been aggressively seeking subscribers. They use TV, radio, and internet advertising.  The most aggressive of them all are the human field agents.  A field agent can be anyone from an… Read More »