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‘I like freaked out’: Woman says changes to her phone bill she didn’t approve cost her thousands


POINCIANA, Fla. — A woman in Poinciana contacted Action 9 claiming she was the victim of a different kind of cellular fraud, where scammers charged her wireless account for new lines and thousands of dollars in new iPhones.

“In December it was like $2,300, and I like freaked out,” said Sueanne Ohara.

That’s how much Ohara said she saw on her AT&T bill last month. She said her account was on autopay and didn’t realize for several months that her usual $70 monthly charge had been jacked up to over $500.

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