Telemarketing

Brendan Keany
December 02, 2019 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN) - On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Nuisance Call Act, which will essentially close a loophole in the Do Not Call Registry Law, and that loophole allowed telemarketers to call numbers on the list. "This loophole is a license to annoy New Yorkers that telemarketers have...
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Tom Puckett
August 08, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) No doubt you've dealt with this scenario: relaxing at home when suddenly your cell phone goes off, and it turns out to be a robocall. Robocalls dialing cell phones has become more common. "It's one of the top complaints we receive from consumers and to the FCC as well," says...
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Dreamstime
(AP) For Michael Rizzo, answering the phone is too often a waste of time. His Sports City Pizza Pub in Buffalo, New York, depends on customers calling to order wings, pizza and potato skins. But much of the time, it's an automated message pushing a scam . "It's getting to the point where it's...
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