Items tagged with Telemarketers

The end of automated telemarketing calls (for the most part) comes on Tuesday, Sept. 1st. Starting that day, unless telemarketers have received written permission from a consumer that he or she wants to receive such calls, the FTC can fine the robocaller up to $16,000 per call. Finally, we will be rid of our favorite, the one that makes us want to tear our hair out. We're sure you've gotten one of these (or maybe not): This is the second notice that the factory warranty on your vehicle is expiring ...Or something like that. That is so annoying, since we never got a first warning, and since we know my warranty is not about to expire. At any rate, prior to this ban, consumers had to specifically... Read more...