BofA Faces Homeowners' Class Action Over Robo Calls

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Two homeowners lodged a class action against Bank of America NA in California on Wednesday, claiming the bank violated federal telemarketing laws by calling them repeatedly on their cellphones — without their consent — to collect on late mortgage loan payments.

The suit, filed by Sandra Ramirez and Scott Fowler, claims Bank of America and its collection agents used automatic dialing devices to repeatedly send prerecorded messages — commonly known as robo calls — to their cellphones in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act....
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