National Consumers League

Good Ol' Fashioned Spam


The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that it's cracking down on deceptive telemarketing operations. Through Operation Tele-PHONEY, the FTC has filed federal district court complaints against 13 alleged bad guys. NCL was recently featured in a story on National Public Radio's Marketplace about traditional, snail mail spam -- something that many of us have come to forgotten with the focus, in recent years, on avoiding email spam and fraud. Read the story or listen to it here.