Federal Trade Commission to Announce Major Robocall Enforcement Cases

Companies Made Millions of Unwanted Calls to Consumers Nationwide

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Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission’s Midwest Region will hold a press conference on Thursday, June 10, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. (Central) in Chicago, Illinois, to announce major law enforcement actions against companies that made millions of illegal pre-recorded telemarketing calls, or robocalls, to consumers nationwide. The actions are part of the FTC’s campaign to stop illegal robocalls deceptively pitching extended auto warranties and other products to consumers. Audio files of the robocalls will be available on CD and on the FTC’s website when the event begins.

WHO: FTC Midwest Region Director, C. Steven Baker
WHERE: FTC Midwest Region Office
55 W. Monroe, Suite 1825
Chicago, Illinois
WHEN: Thursday, June 10, 2010;
10:00 a.m. Central (11:00 Eastern)
Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Central
PRESS CONTACT: FTC Office of Public Affairs

Call-in Information

Reporters interested in this event, but who are unable to attend, can call-in
using the following information:

Call-in Number: 1-866-363-9013
Conference ID: 80664014
Chairperson: Michele Smith

The call-in lines, which are for press only, open at 9:45 a.m. Central

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