The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to consider the question of whether phone companies could do more to stop the onslaught of “robocalls,” the automated phone calls favored by scammers
Julius Henson, who was convicted in a case involving robocalls on Election Day in 2010, says he is running for the General Assembly.
Federal and state regulators have shut down a multimillion-dollar scam that duped seniors into turning over their credit card information.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million civil verdict against a political consultant responsible for an illegal robocall in the 2010 Maryland governor’s race.
Pre-recorded telemarketing calls have become a large enough problem that the federal government is now offering $50,000 to anyone who can figure out a way to block them.
A campaign consultant accused of using Election Day robocalls to suppress black voter turnout in the 2010 gubernatorial election is expected to return to the witness stand at his trial.