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Short Take: FTC cracks down on Net scams

The Federal Trade Commission will announce Wednesday that it is cracking down on a kind of Net scam that sticks users with international phone bills. Consumers have complained of being left with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of illegally billed telephone calls. FTC officials declined comment.

The Federal Trade Commission will announce Wednesday that it is cracking down on a kind of Net scam that sticks users with international phone bills. Consumers have complained of being left with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of illegally billed telephone calls. FTC officials declined comment.