Political Polling Calls A Scam, Class Action Says

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT) -- A man who said he got unwanted telemarketing calls from The Berkley Group Inc. launched a class action in Florida on Friday, accusing the company of ringing people up with bogus political polling questions and breaking its promises to reward them for answering.

Berkley placed automatically dialed “robo calls” to thousands of consumers without their consent under the guise of a public opinion poll about politics, said plaintiff David Wright. But the questions are just a trick to keep people on the phone, according to Wright,...
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