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 […]

Frosh urges stronger industry response to illegal robocalls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general in calling on USTelecom, the leading organization representing telecommunications provider, and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers. The letter asks USTelecom to advance the ITG’s abilities […]