Do you have teenagers? Same thing happened to me a couple years ago. It was one of those porno-sites that "instructs" your computer to dial a 900 number for an astronomical amount. I would check into this prior to calling the phone company a liar. This is not intended to make you mad, just trying to help. Doug Jerry wrote: > > > I don't know if anyone can help here. I was billed on my local phone bill > for a long distance carrier I have never heard of and never signed up for. I > called them and they said I signed up on Nov 19th and the installation was > made on Jan 27 for a total of $11.50. They said they had my email, my > Mother's maiden name etc and they would not credit back the fees. I called > my local phone company - Sprint - and they said they would put the charges on > dispute and gave me 30 days to get it resolved. If I don't get it resolved > and don't pay it - Sprint says they would turn my phone off. > > Who can I complain to about this if I don't get this resolved with the LD > company - VOX Populi - ? > > On Oct 30th only a few days earlier I was charged $75 and sent a bill for a > porno download and my phone nr was used. I got this resolved - that is why I > think it is hackers. > > How can I prevent something like this from happening in the future? Is this > what a Fire Wall does? > > appreciate any help here > > Jerry A > > For a web-based membership management utility and information on list > policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ > > To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject. -- Doug Keller "Learn from the mistakes of others, Wis-Kel Electronics because you won't live long enough 101 Freeland Ave. to make them all yourself" Terra Alta, WV USA 26764 dek@xxxxxxxxxx For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.