FTC Reaches $9M Pact In Debt Relief Robocall Sweep

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has asked a Florida federal judge to approve its suspended $9.2 million judgment against a robocall operation that allegedly used phony claims about reducing credit card interest rates to dupe thousands of consumers, the regulator said Friday.

The settlement covers A+ Financial Center LLC, Accelerated Accounting Services LLC and its managing members Christopher and Dana Miano, which are accused of plying hundreds of thousands of consumers with unsolicited calls claiming to be someone named Rachel from Cardholder Services. The proposed order also...
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