Family accused of $70M phone charges

Jan 21, 2013 Full story: KASA-TV Albuquerque 10

A Montana family and their accountant are accused of tacking $70 million in bogus charges onto customer phone bills nationwide, then funneling some of that money through a religious organization to buy land and pay for the husband's legal bills.

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Level 9

Since: Jan 08


#1 Jan 21, 2013
nothing like a family planning
Godly Winfall

Medford, NY

#2 Jan 21, 2013
Praise the Lord!!!
Parden pard

Bath, PA

#3 Jan 21, 2013
Godly Winfall wrote:
Praise the Lord!!!

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Level 8

Since: Oct 07

Formerly From Kenya

#4 Jan 21, 2013
The things one will do when they get the calling..
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#5 Jan 21, 2013
Gotta try that...
Could sorely use $70M!
Tax Man

Saint Albans, WV

#6 Jan 21, 2013
justaguess wrote:
The things one will do when they get the calling..
Higher calling meant lower tax rates. Or was it NO tax rates?---and free shipping and handling......
Big Bird

Clarksburg, NJ

#7 Jan 22, 2013
When they get to jail, they'll get familiar with another "cramming" scheme.(you have to read the article)


Level 9

Since: Jan 08


#8 Jan 22, 2013
and I bet you don't have to dial for a translator
Alex G Bell

Medford, NY

#9 Jan 22, 2013
I always wondered what all those fricken phone surcharges are all about......

Saint Albans, WV

#10 Jan 30, 2013
Or a looong Sex talk..??

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