If You Were Wrongly Charged Fees For Inmate Phone Calls That You Did Not Authorize, Share Your Experience With Others And Report The Unauthorized Inmate Phone Call Charges To A Telephone Consumer Protection Lawyer.
Have you been socked with inmate phone call charges that you did not authorize? Were you charged fees for inmate phone calls and inmate calling services above and beyond the cost of the actual call?
In addition to charging recipients of inmate calls for the length or duration of an inmate phone call (i.e., per minute charge) and for connecting an inmate call (i.e., per call charge), some inmate calling service providers also tack on various fees and charges (sometimes referred to as ancillary fees).
Such extra fees and charges may include the following types of fees and charges:
- charges to fund a prepaid inmate calling account (pay by phone fees, western union fees, pay via internet charges)
- account setup fees
- convenience fees
- prepayment fees
- prepaid calling account forfeitures upon inmate’s release from prison or jail
- single call program fees
- wireless validation surcharges (fees for calling a wireless number, wireless administration fee, prepaid wireless fee)
- billing cost recovery fees (LEC billing cost recovery, direct billing cover recovery fee)
- carrier cost recovery fees
- regulatory cost recovery fees (federal regulatory cost recovery fee, federal cost recovery surcharge, regulatory assessment fee, regulatory compliance fee, federal USF cost recovery fee, federal regulatory recovery fee, USF administrative fee)
- administrative fees
- monthly maintenance fees
- network infrastructure fee
- non-subscriber fee
- public telephone surcharge (payphone surcharge)
- premise impose fee
- single bill fees or bill statement fee (printed statement fee, single bill statement fee, billing statement processing fees)
- bill processing fee (bill processing charge)
- inactivity fee
- minimum required balance fees
- other monthly fees and charges
- fees to add money to a debit or prepaid account
- refund fee
- credit card transaction fees
- account closure fees
- deposit fees
- replenishment fees
A team of inmate calling service consumer protection attorneys and lawyers are investigating potential complaints of individuals and families who claim they were wrongly charged additional, extra or ancillary fees for inmate phone calls in addition to per minute and per call charges.
If You Have Been Wrongly Charged Extra, Additional or Ancillary Fees For Inmate Phone Calls, Report Inmate Phone Call Charges To A Telephone Consumer Protection Lawyer.
Fill Out The Form On The Right To Request a Free Attorney Review Of Your Complaint About Being Wrongly Charged For Inmate Phone Calls.