- Associated Press - Thursday, October 9, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana attorney general’s office estimates about 460,000 state residents could be eligible for refunds from AT&T; under the national settlement of a lawsuit over unfair cellphone charges.

Indiana and joined the 49 other states, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission in reaching the $105 million deal with the company.

Officials say AT&T; billed millions of customers for charges from third-party companies for services customers never asked to receive or were duped into subscribing to - things like horoscope texts or flirting tips. The fees were usually around $9.99 a month and not easy for customers to find on their bills.

AT&T; says it discontinued third-party billing last year for such premium short messaging services.

More information is available at https://www.ftc.gov/att or by calling 1-877-819-9692.

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