The U.S. government filed a lawsuit against Sprint, stating the company overcharged them for wiretapping services by $21 million give or take a million.
are required to assist the government and must maintain certain types of
equipment to do so. Carriers are allowed to bill the government for the
upkeep of that equipment. During
the periods between January 2007 and July 2007, Sprint inflated the costs by as
much as 58%.
Sprint denies the charges and says all its
invoices comply with the law