Pre-paid phone card cheats number of minutes

August 5, 2009 5:41:38 PM PDT
If you use those pre-paid phone cards you know you should get a certain amount of calling time for each card.

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But Wednesday the Federal Trade Commission sued the Diamond Phone Card company, saying it cheated customers out of a huge number of minutes.

In one case a card was supposed to deliver 400 minutes and only gave 106 minutes. The cards also had hidden fees attached. The suit asks for repayment to consumers.

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