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FTC announces major crackdown on robocalls
Jun 25, 2019 CBS News
The Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement plan to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of a major government clampdown on illegal robocalls.
The mission, known as “Operation Call it Quits,” includes two FTC commissioners from the opposite ends of the political spectrum: Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, a Democrat, and Noah Phillips, a Republican.
The government says that there are tens of billions of robocalls made every year — and when it comes to those calls, Phillips said, there’s no political disagreement “whatsoever…”