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Free Cell Phones for Inmates

There’s a rumor going around that, the Obama administration was providing free cell phones for inmates!  I thought I would do a little research on the matter, but was having trouble finding any legitimate resource for this statement. I finally stumbled on the information and found quite interesting.  The story stemmed from statements made by Attorney General Eric… Read More »

Free Government Phone Fraud & Abuse

Free government phone abuse, has gotten a lot of press.  The free cell phone program was started decades ago, to help rural poor; but not until the recent explosion of people receiving free cell phones, did you hear all the abuse!  The truth is, there is a lot of fraud and abuse associated with the program. You mostly… Read More »

The Real Deal about Obamaphones

What is an Obama phone, and who is paying for them? Lifeline is a federal program, created in 1984, by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), during the Reagan administration. This was 12 years before Obama entered the Senate and over a decade before being elected President of the United States. The program began with the Telecommunications Act of… 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 »