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FTC, Florida Attorney General Sue to Halt Operation that Used Robocalls to Fraudulently Pitch Medical Alert Devices to Seniors Nationwide
Type: Press ReleaseAt the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Florida Attorney General, a U.S. district court has temporarily halted and frozen the assets of an Orlando-based operation that used pre-recorded telephone calls, commonly known as robocalls, to pitch purportedly “free” medical...
FTC, Florida Attorney General To Announce Action Against Illegal Robocaller Who Fraudulently Pitched Medical Alert Devices to Seniors Nationwide
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Office of the Attorney General will hold a press conference on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 10:30 am ET in Orlando, Florida, to announce a joint law enforcement action against an operation that allegedly used illegal robocalls to trick senior consumers...
The National Do-Not-Call Registry Biennial Report to Congress for Fiscal Years 2012- 2013, Pursuant to the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission today issued the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2013. The FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry lets consumers choose not to receive telemarketing calls. In its fifth year of publication, the Data Book contains a wealth of information about the...
FTC Sends Refunds to Victims of Robocallers Who Pitched Lower Credit Card Interest Rates, But Failed to Deliver
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks to consumers in America and Canada who were victimized by a fraudulent telemarketing operation that used pre-recorded calls, or robocalls, to pitch phony credit card interest rate reduction programs.
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission has continued its crackdown on illegal robocallers, with two more companies agreeing to settle charges that they used prerecorded calls to trick consumers into deceptive credit card interest rate reduction scams.
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission has announced updated fees starting on October 1, 2013, for telemarketers accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.
FTC Testifies Before Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Enforcement of the National Do Not Call Registry and Efforts to Stop Illegal Robocalls
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission told a U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee that it has been aggressively fighting the problem of illegal commercial robocalls through vigorous enforcement of the requirements of the Do Not Call program and seeking to spur innovative technological solutions to block...