|$26,000 Dollar Cell Phone Bill|
|Sunday, 17 June 2007 16:51|
Wendy Nguyen's cellphone was stolen shortly before she left on an overseas vacation. When she returned she was shocked to discover she had a $26,000 cell phone bill. She called Cingular to dispute the charges, but even though she was able to prove she was out of the country when the calls were made from San Francisco, Cingular suggested she file for bankruptcy to pay the bill. From Yahoo!:
The Yahoo! article gives some helpful tips for cellphone security, the most important of which is to call your provider immediately if you phone is lost or stolen. As for Wendy? They dropped the charges - only after she told her story to KPIX-TV in San Francisco.
Ten Steps to Cell Phone Security [Yahoo! Finance]
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