CPUC to consider forming telecom fraud unit

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
January 2006
RCR Wireless News;1/2/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11
Trade Publication
This article reports that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is set to vote month on a measure that would create a first-in-the-nation Telecommunications Consumer Fraud Unit as of January 2006. The fraud unit proposal is part of the new version of the controversial Consumer Bill of Rights. Also in the new Bill of Rights is a proposal for a consumer-education campaign as well as a proposal to extend the toll-free consumer hotline of the CPUC.


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