Telus wireless customers get record $7.3M for misleading ads


Telus Corp. will rebate a record $7.34 million to wireless customers under an agreement with the Competition Bureau announced Wednesday that settles claims the carrier enabled misleading advertising of premium text messaging services.

Payouts will be issued to “a substantial number” of current and former customers, with the amount the most obtained from any company under a bureau agreement, said a spokesman for the independent law enforcement agency.

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