FTC Closes Down Two More Debt Relief Robocallers

Law360, Chicago (September 13, 2013, 3:41 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission said Friday that it has reached settlements requiring two companies to shutter robocall operations that allegedly duped consumers into bogus services to reduce their credit card interest rates.

The two companies — Treasure Your Success and Ambrosia Web Design LLC — will be permanently banned from telemarketing or making robocalls under separate settlements, which are part of a broader FTC crackdown, the commission said in a statement.

The proposed deals also prohibit the telemarketers from advertising or offering any debt relief service,...
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