Two companies and their principals committed unfair trade practices by billing thousands of unsuspecting telephone subscribers for access to pornographic Web sites that they never used, a federal judge in New York has ruled. The judge ordered two Bahamian corporations and two executives who he said are "at large" to pay the FTC almost $18 million for the false billings and for making false or deceptive statements to telephone subscribers who called to complain about the charges.
Companies Ordered to Pay Millions for False Billing of Net Porn
New York Law Journal
September 21, 2004