Prepaid Phone Cards Loaded With Fees That Chew Up Callers' Cash

Prepaid Phone Cards Loaded With Fees That Chew Up Callers' Cash

If you’ve lived in a major U.S. city, or anywhere else with a dense immigrant population, you’re probably familiar with the wide array of prepaid phone cards available for folks who want to make international calls. But a new investigation by our pals at Consumer Reports shows that these cards have complicated fee structures that could quickly eat up the value on the card. [More]

Scam: Prepaid Phone Cards Deliver About Half The Minutes Promised

Scam: Prepaid Phone Cards Deliver About Half The Minutes Promised

MSNBC says that a recent study by the FTC showed that on average, prepaid long distance phone cards only delivered about half of the minutes advertised.