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Schumer Seeks To Dial Up Stiffer Penalties For Robocalls

Complaints about nuisance sales calls have risen sharply across New York and the nation because of robocalling, Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday.

02/05/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer speaks at a news conference in Manhattan on Nov. 24, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Seeks To Pull Plug On Robocalls

Sen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation to try to curb an increasing number of unwanted telemarketing calls.

11/24/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (file/credit: Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Calling For Stiffer Fines For Companies That Violate ‘Do Not Call’ List

Sen. Schumer said the current fines are so low that companies are willing to pay the penalty in exchange for illegally contacting thousands of homes.

09/23/2012

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You’re On The ‘Do Not Call List’ So Why Do You Keep Getting Robocalls?

As we get deeper into election season, the number of household robocalls is increasing, and you may wonder why you’re getting them at all.

07/23/2012