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ConsumerWatch: Getting Rid Of Robocallers Getting Easier

It’ll soon be easier to get the last word when a dreaded Robocaller dials your phone.

09/17/2013

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Complaints About Automated Calls Up Sharply Since 2010

Government figures show robocall complaints up about 225 percent since late 2010. The spike raises questions about how well the federal do-not-call list is working. That list bars telemarketers from calling the more than 209 million phone numbers on the registry.

09/17/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Complaints Mount Against Telemarketing Robo Calls

The Federal Communications Commission says complaints about illegal telemarketing calls are up 70% since last year, with most of those complaints are coming from people who are on the national Do Not Call registry.

07/09/2012

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