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News from FTC (Federal Trade Commission) on Robocalls
Below are two separate links (for those who want to see the link themselves) and a copy and paste for each link with the latest information on robocalls. I'm glad to know the Federal Trade Commission is working hard to end them.
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FTC shuts down four groups responsible for billions of illegal robocalls
The companies are banned from robocalling and most telemarketing activities.
MARRIAN ZHOU MARCH 27, 2019 11:09 AM PDT
Four companies that made billions of illegal robocalls have been caught and fined.
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said the agency reached settlements with four operations responsible for billions of illegal robocalls pitching debt-relief services, home security systems, fake charities, auto warranties and Google search results services. The companies were charged with violating the FTC Act, as well as the agency's Telemarketing Sales Rule and its Do Not Call provisions.
"We have brought dozens of cases targeting illegal robocalls, and fighting unwanted calls remains one of our highest priorities," said Andrew Smith, director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the FTC, in a release. "We also have great advice on call-blocking services and how to reduce unwanted calls at [our website.]"
The settlements come as the agency focuses on ... more
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