Yes, It’s Bad. Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging.

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  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "Feds crack down on brothers behind 45 million illegal robocalls

    Three New Jersey brothers will pay $1.6 million to settle charges of instigating more than 45 million illegal robocalls nationwide, including to tens of millions of Americans on the Federal Trade Commission's Do Not Call Registry, the agency announced on Friday...

    According to the FTC's suit, Joseph, Sean and Raymond Carney initiated more than 45 million illegal telemarketing calls to people across the U.S. between January 2018 and March 2019 to pitch a line of septic tank cleaning products. Most of the calls, or 31 million, were placed to numbers on the FTC's registry of people who don't want to receive marketing calls..."

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/robocalls-ftc-crack-down-telemarketing/
     
  2. ronjor

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  3. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    FCC proposes $5M fine for election robocalls from conservative activists
    August 24, 2021
    https://eu.detroitnews.com/story/ne...-robocalls-conservative-activists/5578421001/
     
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