Originally Posted by fan4ever
I did just a bit of research on this a few months ago; if you do your homework you can sue telemarketers/advertisers for bothering you if you're on the "no call list"...for about $500 in small claims court...but you've got to gather their information and most companies will hang up as soon as you begin to ask questions.
I've been getting a bunch left on my VM and I am on the "no call list." When I call back to warn them, it has turned out to be a bogus operation. It just rings, and rings and rings. I still have the names but there's no way to locate them. When I called the FTC one time, I was told that some of them originate from China and are scams.
There's also these scams: ( red type )