Is DirecTV duping customers?

Written by on March 25, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — DirecTV is the largest provider of satellite television services in the United States, but the feds say it’s duping customers into paying more than they bargained for with misleading advertising.

According to a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission, DirecTV lures in customers by deceptively advertising a 12-month programming package, failing to disclose that a two-year contract is required. It’s in the second year that customers’ rates will increase by as much as $45 a month. Those who try and cancel early can get hit with a $480 fee. Read the full story here.

 

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