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Ex-mobile phone industry executive gets five years for text message scam

A former mobile phone industry executive was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday after he was found guilty of defrauding cellphone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages. Fraser Thompson, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in...
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