Maryland joins nationwide enforcement sweep to stem tide of illegal telemarketing calls to consumers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown, along with the Federal Trade Commission and other law enforcement partners nationwide – including Attorneys General from all 50 states and the District of Columbia – announced a new crackdown on illegal telemarketing targeting operations responsible for billions of calls to U.S. consumers. The joint state and federal “Operation Stop Scam Calls” initiative […]

Attorney General Brown sues Avid Telecom over illegal robocalls

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced that, along with 48 other Attorneys General’s Offices, the Consumer Protection Division has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, alleging that Michael D. Lansky, LLC, which does business under the name Avid Telecom, and the company’s owner, Michael Lansky, and Vice President, Stacey […]