How To Sue A Robocaller For $500 (And Up To $1,500) Per Call

by Categorized: Consumer Complaints, Consumer Rights, Scams, Telecom Date:

This weekend’s Bottom Line column:

Paula Bazydlo Bleck, like a lot of homeowners, is tired of robocalls from telemarketers. Her worst robo-nightmare includes regular recorded calls from a power-washing business that are, so far, unstoppable.

“Despite being on the Do Not Call [Registry] list,” says Bleck, a Wethersfield resident, “we have been receiving these for years. . . . Filing complaints with the Do Not Call Registry, the state and the FCC doesn’t seem to have any effect. Is there nothing we can do to stop this guy?”

If you can find him, take him to court. New rules effective last Oct. 16 in an update to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act have given consumers new powers against telemarketers.

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