Commission Approves Amended Complaint in Robocall Case

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The FTC has amended the complaint in the action currently pending against Voice Touch, Inc., adding Voice Foundations, LLC as a defendant. The original complaint, filed in May 2009, charged the defendants with operating a massive telemarketing scheme that used random, pre-recorded phone calls to deceive consumers into thinking that their vehicle’s warranty is about to expire.

The Commission vote authorizing the staff to file the amended complaint was 4-0. (FTC File No. X090046; the staff contacts are Steven Baker and Todd Kossow, FTC Midwest Region, Chicago, 312-960-5634; see press releases dated May 14, 2009, at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/05/robocalls.shtm and May 15, 2009 at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/05/robocalls2.shtm.

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

(FYI 26.2009.wpd)

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