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Man accused in bogus phone bill scheme indicted

HELENA — A Montana man being sued by the federal government over $70 million in charges to unsuspecting phone customers' bills nationwide is now facing criminal counts of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering.

September 19, 2013 10:51 amLoading…

Settlement talks set in major phone fraud case

Government attorneys are entering into settlement talks with a Montana family accused of tacking $70 million in unauthorized charges onto phone bills nationwide.

September 17, 2013 12:38 pmLoading…

Montana family accused of bogus phone charges seeks delay

HELENA — A Montana family accused of tacking $70 million in unauthorized charges onto phone bills nationwide is asking a judge to delay court proceedings while they try to negotiate a settlement in both a civil lawsuit and in a criminal investigation against them.

July 08, 2013 12:26 pmLoading…
Lolo man sentenced on medical-marijuana charge

Lolo man sentenced on medical-marijuana charge

HELENA — A man accused of placing $70 million in unwanted charges on phone bills nationwide has been sentenced to four years' probation on a separate charge related to a federal medical marijuana crackdown.

February 26, 2013 5:59 pm Related Loading…

Montana family disputes phone charges allegation

HELENA — Montana family members and an accountant accused of tacking $70 million in bogus charges onto phone bills across the nation say they had a system in place to check that their customers actually wanted the services being offered.

February 20, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

Lawyer defends Montana family accused in $70M phone scam

HELENA — The lawyer for a Montana family accused of cramming $70 million in bogus charges on phone bills nationwide says his clients followed industry standards.

January 22, 2013 4:12 pmLoading…
Montana family accused of $70M bogus phone charges

Montana family accused of $70M bogus phone charges

HELENA — 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.

January 21, 2013 11:10 amLoading…

Family accused in $70M in bogus phone charges

HELENA  — A Montana family is accused of placing $70 million in bogus charges on customer phone bills since 2008.

January 21, 2013 11:05 amLoading…

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