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.
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.
It’s the robo call one candidate calls character assassination.
A local man says he turned his phone off Monday, after literally getting political robocalls every couple minutes.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says residents might face a flood of robocalls to their cell phones if proposed legislation makes it through Washington.