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  • BBB warns of cell phone scam

    February 4, 2014 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone users about a scam that could cost them money on their wireless bill. The scam has been called the "one-ring" scam because phones ring once before they are disconnected. If the person tries to return the call, they... more »
  • Man accused of child porn, unauthorized wireless access

    April 8, 2013 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office said their high tech crime unit caught a Baton Rouge man highjacking a wireless router to look at child porn. Authorities arrested Richard Wells-Lightsey, 26, on Friday as part of a joint investigation with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, AG's High... more »
  • FCC plans to make 911 texts available by May 2014

    December 7, 2012 12:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to make emergency 911 texts available nationwide by May 2014. Major rollouts of the texting system are expected next year. The agency said Thursday that under the agreement with AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, more... more »
  • Anti-texting software for cell phones

    March 24, 2010 12:52 PM

    A bill in Louisiana's upcoming legislative session would stiffen the penalties for drivers caught texting while driving. New cell phone technology may help make that unnecessary. Verizon wireless is just one of the major cellular service providers offering software to disable a cell phone's texting capability while driving.... more »

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