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State Moves To Crack Down On Robocalls

The State of Illinois is moving to get a handle on so-called “robocalls” that may interrupt so-many of our evening and daytime hours at home, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

08/26/2013

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FTC Sues Robocallers Over $30 Million Scam

The Federal Trade Commission has estimated hundreds of millions of dollars are being collected by robocall scams, and it has sued five companies to stop the practice.

11/01/2012

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Robo Call Mudslinging In Local School Council Race

It’s the robo call one candidate calls character assassination.

04/19/2012

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Voters: Political Robocalls Won’t Stop

A local man says he turned his phone off Monday, after literally getting political robocalls every couple minutes.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

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Madigan Opposing ‘Robocall’ Legislation In Congress

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says residents might face a flood of robocalls to their cell phones if proposed legislation makes it through Washington.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011