by Mike Masnick
Fri, May 15th 2009 1:26pm
It was just last week that we questioned why the FTC hadn't been able to track down the scammers behind the "this is the 2nd notice that the warranty on your car is about to expire" robocalls. Apparently, we were just a little anxious. On Thursday, the FTC filed complaints against two of the companies involved in the scam, noting that they were apparently placing 1.8 million calls per day, with no regard for the Do Not Call List. Apparently, the scam has already brought in $10 million from people who were duped, though the FTC is trying to get all that money back.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Comcast Sued For Robocalling Woman 153 Times Over A Bill She'd Already Paid
- Rightscorp Claims Its Harassing Phone Calls Safeguarded By Multiple Constitutional Amendments
- Time Warner Cable Forced To Pay $229,500 For Robocalling The Wrong Person...153 Times
- Creator Behind Crowd-Funded Boardgame That Failed To Materialize Draws Settlement Agreement From FTC
- FTC Gets $1.2 Billion From Drug Company Over 'Pay For Delay' Patent Scam