Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Cramming: An Emerging Telephone Billing Fraud

Date: July 23, 1998
Time: 10:00am
Location: Senate Dirksen Building, SD-342

The Subcommittee July 23, 1998 hearing examined the emerging problem of telephone cramming — the billing of unauthorized charges on a consumer’s telephone bill. Specifically, the hearing will highlight the scope and nature of cramming, educate consumers about cramming, and determine what is being done to control the practice.