Free cell phone fraud uncovered

In an undercover investigation, FOX23 found some companies offering free cell phones are not asking for identification. The companies give out the phones as part of a government program. We even discovered criminals using the phones. And you're paying for it.

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spoken - 5/7/2013 12:51 PM
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I feel that true wireless is commiting fraud they just dont want to admit it.Their employees arent even legal citizens.I know of one person who is activating phones at home using addresses of unknown people he drives and gets addresses and gets names of Facebook i confronted him but he continues to do it because he feels its not a problem maybe not for him cause he dont have to pay taxes so true wireless does know exactly what their doing.

cjuarez - 2/11/2013 1:08 AM
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its not the phone company's themselves that are fraud its the people giving them out are not doing it legally . the phone company's are legit its the workers that are making it what it is . they are told in the beginning of training YOU MUST GET ALL PROPER ID AND VERIFY THE ASSISTANCE ...if they dont have it then they are not supposed to give out the phones but ignorant workers are doing it illegally because they dont get paid unless they give out a phone . i work for true wireless and have had all the training and its not the company's fault that the workers are scamming people they warn them right off the bat , that they are to do it exactly like it says in the contract , and the workers arent following the rules for a few simple bucks the media needs to tend to the workers not just the companies

twrpd - 11/20/2012 9:55 AM
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True Wireless was unfairly targeted in this story, which claims that its agents failed to comply with rules governing the Lifeline program. True Wireless takes compliance with state and federal Lifeline rules very seriously, and has multiple levels of safeguards to ensure the highest levels of compliance. After conducting an internal investigation into the matter, True Wireless has determined that there is no merit to the story, at least with respect to its agents. In fact, the report does not show any actual misconduct by any True Wireless agents, which explains why the television station resorted to misleading editing and commentary by the reporter. True Wireless has sent a letter to the television station demanding a retraction of the story. The full letter may be viewed here:
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