Former AT&T customers could get refund

September 14, 2010 Back in 2006, Action News introduced you to Lorena Afroilan. She bought a phone from AT&T Wireless without realizing it had a locking device, which meant she couldn't use it with a different carrier.

"So I had to go spend another $50 to $100 to buy another phone with another carrier when this phone was perfectly fine."

So Lorena brought a class-action lawsuit against AT&T Wireless and the case has now settled.

So if you bought or activated an AT&T wireless phone and had an AT&T wireless account with a P.A. billing address between August 7, 1999 and October 26th, 2004 you're eligible to get money back but you must submit a claim form.

Each subscriber is entitled to reach $10 cash per cell phone and up to a total of $50 per family.

Click here for details of the settlement.

Meantime, AT&T does deny the claims in the lawsuit and tells Action News it has no comment on the settlement.

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