INSURANCE TELEMARKETERS FINED $225M FOR A BILLION ROBOCALLS
Techlife News|June 13, 2020
The U.S. communications regulator proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers.

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