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Tips for dealing with annoying telemarketers

For many, there is nothing more annoying than the tranquility of your home, being disrupted by a telemarketing call.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 10:00am EST

Tags: telemarketers, mike murillo, Nomorobo

Md. GOP sponsored robocall about Frederick Co. Dem

The Maryland Republican Party says it sponsored a robocall targeting a Democratic candidate for the Frederick County Board of Aldermen.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 02:48pm EST

Tags: Donna Kuzemchak, Maryland Republican Party, Frederick County Board of Alderman, unpaid taxes

Rules crack down on robocalls

Starting Oct. 16, the Federal Communications Commission prohibits callers from using a prerecorded message to reach customers without their written consent.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Federal Trade Commission, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Rosemary Frisino-Toohey

Appeals court affirms Maryland robocall verdict

A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million civil verdict against a political consultant responsible for an illegal robocall in the 2010 Maryland governor's race.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:09pm EDT

Tags: federal appeals court, Robert Ehrlich

Apps, services that block robocalls (Video)

There's nothing stopping all pesky robocalls from reaching phones, but some apps and number-blocking services can help.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:56am EDT

Tags: Lacey Mason, Joan Jones, ftc, telemarketers, do not call list

Appeals court affirms Md. robocalls case verdict

Monday - 06/03/2013, 03:47pm EDT

Tags: Annapolis

Consultant guilty of conspiracy in robocalls case

A Republican campaign consultant was convicted Friday of conspiracy for 2010 robocalls that prosecutors said were aimed at keeping black voters from the polls during Maryland's gubernatorial election.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Julius Henson, Robert Ehrlich, Paul Schurick

GOP aide sentenced for Md. robocall scheme

A political aide to Maryland's former Republican governor was sentenced to 30 days of home detention Thursday for an Election Day robocall conspiracy that prosecutors cast as an effort to keep black voters away from the polls.

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 02:43pm EST

Tags: Robert Ehrlich, Paul Schurick,