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Irked by telemarketers who call your cell phone?

What do you do when a telemarketer calls you on your cell phone? Can you recover monetary damages? And how do spammers trick you into thinking you’re answering a local call? Bob talks with Joe […]

01/30/2014

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Consumer survey shows most adults don’t know their rights with telemarketers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Consumer Federation of America says nearly 9 in 10 of adults surveyed say they’re concerned that telemarketing calls they get from companies they haven’t done business with before might be scams.

03/07/2013

Government offers $50k for help on robocalls

WASHINGTON (AP) – Those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls aren’t just getting on the nerves of millions of consumers: The government is fed up too, and it’s turning to the public for help. […]

10/18/2012

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