Business, Sci-Tech

Attorney General Frosh: AT&T, Cricket Wireless violated Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act, ordered to pay restitution

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that Cricket Wireless, LLC and AT&T, Inc. were found to have deceived consumers into buying cell phones that the companies planned to stop servicing shortly after they were sold. AT&T and Cricket’s actions violated Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act, and as a result, the companies have been ordered to pay back …


Business, Crime

Attorney General Frosh announces charges against Cricket Wireless and AT&T for deceptive marketing practices

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Monday that his Consumer Protection Division has filed charges against Cricket Wireless, LLC and AT&T, Inc. for violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act. Among other charges, Cricket and AT&T failed to inform consumers that the cell phones they purchased would no longer work when Cricket switched cell phone networks after …


Cricket Wireless in Middle River robbed at gunpoint

Police are investigating after a Middle River cell phone store was robbed this week. At about 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, a man with a gun entered the Cricket Wireless store located in the 1300 block of Martin Boulevard, 21220. The suspect demanded money from the victim. The man received and undisclosed amount of cash, then fled the scene. …