Telecommunications company Telstra 'exploited' Indigenous customers: Australian watchdog



Telstra could be fined a massive AU$50 million (NZ$52.5 million) after admitting it took advantage of vulnerable Indigenous customers by signing them up to mobile phone contracts they didn't understand and couldn't afford. Telstra Store on George St, Sydney (file photo). Source: In what could be the second-highest penalty imposed under Australian consumer law, the competition and consumer watchdog launched legal action against the telecommunications giant today. Sales staff at five stores across...

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