Ban the scam

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Every day companies like My Media Games, Net Real Solutions and Taptronic/ Fit Guru are scamming people by subscribing them to apps and services without their knowledge and billing them through their telephone providers. They claim that their victims have signed on and show 'proof' by a time stamp and refuse to pay the money back. They use call centres specifically to 'unsubscribe'  the victims. The phone providers refund the victims but that isn't solving the problem.

Protect yourselves by barring all third party billings with your telephone provider, it works.

What will this petition help to achieve? We want the regulators, authorities and phone companies force the scammers to stop or put them out of business. If you look up these companies they proudly claim to be supported by the major phone providers, you can see this because the phone provider logos are splashed on their websites. This gives the impression that My Media Games, Fitguru, et al are OK. The scammers appear to be legal companies but you won't find My Media Games address or a direct telephone number anywhere. This petition is going to the major phone providers in the hope they will stamp on these companies thus protecting their customers.

I was reliably informed that EE started providing a 2-step authorization system, this would put a stop to a lot of this nonsense; take note everyone else!

The main regulator is the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the website is at http://psauthority.org.uk/for-consumers

I recommend the following website for advice  https://payforitsucks.co.uk/category/psa/



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