Heads up, AT&T customers. The federal government is forcing the company to pay out $105 million for "cramming" and that means you could be in line for some cash.

What's cramming? As WROK's own Kim Komando explains:

Cramming is when a carrier adds unauthorized third-party charges to a mobile phone bill. These charges are usually for subscriptions and premium text-messaging services - ringtones, horoscopes, gossip, etc. - that the customer didn't ask for or realize they were signing up for.

Officials say AT&T started the practice back in 2009 and the Federal Trade Commission finally stepped in to put a stop to it last year.

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

AT&T will pay $80 million to the FTC to reimburse AT&T customers. To be eligible, you need to be a current or former AT&T customer who was charged for third-party services - without authorization - after January 1, 2009.

You can submit a refund claim at the FTC website by May 1, 2015, or call 1-877-819-9692 for more information.

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