Premium rate text messages adding unknown costs to bills

People who fail to regularly check their phone bills could not only be paying to receive nuisance texts – but may well have paid hundreds of pounds over several years without realising.Companies can charge customers for receiving text messages – anything from competitions, the lottery through to dieting – by simply adding the cost directly to mobile phone bills.These are known as premium rate text messages. Thousands of people are unwittingly paying to receive text messages adding to the...