Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission fined a San Diego-based telemarketer nearly $10 million for making more than 47,000 robocalls in two days shortly before California’s 2018 primary election. The calls, which referenced a woman’s accusations that a candidate for state assembly tried to grope and kiss her in a bar, manipulated caller ID info to appear as if they were coming from another telemarketing company.

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Bogus!

The FTC sued Career Education Corp., American Intercontinental University, AIU Online, Marlin Acquisition Corp., Colorado Technical University, and Colorado Tech. Inc. in federal court, claiming they pose as military recruiters to deceive potential students into divulging their contact information, and then contact people with telemarketing calls even if they are on the do not call registry.

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