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iHeartMedia Faces TCPA Suit Over Radio Station Robocalls

A Los Angeles man filed a terse proposed class action against iHeartMedia Inc., via one of its radio stations, on Monday in California federal court alleging robocall violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act that may have roped in “thousands” of recipients of unwanted calls.
 

FCC To Take Up Robocalls, 911 Call Routing In March

The Federal Communications Commission will tackle barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment at its upcoming open meeting, as well as items to cut down on unwanted robocalls and to ensure that 911 calls are routed in ways that make sense geographically, according to an agenda released Thursday.
The Federal Communications Commission will tackle barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment at its upcoming open meeting, as well as items to cut down on unwanted robocalls and to ensure that 911 calls are routed in ways that make sense geographically, according to an agenda released Thursday.
 

JPMorgan Inks $2.25M TCPA Deal Over Robocalls

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 8:24 PM EST) -- A Georgia federal court Friday was asked to preliminarily approve JPMorgan Chase Bank NA’s $2.25 million settlement of Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims that the bank autodialed the cellphones of hundreds of thousands of customers after they verbally asked that the calls to stop.

2 More Plead Guilty In Massive Indian Call Center Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced two more guilty pleas from men copping to the money laundering end of a massive fraud involving Indian call centers impersonating tax and other officials to extract hundreds of millions of dollars from victims nationwide, bringing the number of guilty pleas to 13.