Does Verizon Wireless owe you $100? There's not much time to find out.

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If you are due compensation you must file a claim to get it

Attention Verizon Wireless customers: the deadline for filing a claim in the company’s $100 million “junk fee” settlement is coming up fast.

Under the proposed settlement, Verizon’s parent company, Cellco Partnership, has agreed to pay $100 million to customers who were allegedly deceived by not making clear certain fees in their Verizon Wireless plans.

To be eligible, customers must have been enrolled in a Verizon postpaid plan between Jan. 1, 2016 and Nov. 8, 2023 and paid for an Administrative Charge and/or Administrative and Telco Recovery Charge.

It is important to note that only customers who file a claim will be eligible to receive compensation. The deadline is coming soon - April 15, 2024. The claim form may be found here.

You might get $100

Many settlements pay very little to people who make claims but this one might be worth the effort. The maximum payout is $100 and the longer you have been a Verizon Wireless customer, they more likely you are to receive the maximum.

The lawsuit changed the fees were “unfair and not adequately disclosed” and is part of a growing pushback against companies that derive an increasing part of their revenue from fees instead of services.

The process will begin with the class members getting a minimum of $15 for each account, plus $1 for each month that their Verizon account was charged those “administrative fees” or “recovery fees,” with the payment capped at $100.

It’s also worth noting that the settlement does not eliminate the fees in question. Verizon will continue to charge them but now, will fully disclose them.

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