Hang up on automated calls for car warranties


If you have a company that puts out automatic phone calls to the masses, in order to dupe people into paying you money to extend your car warranty, it's probably a good idea not to call the cell phone of an attorney general.

But that's just what happened. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller recently received not one of these prerecorded calls, but two of them.

And two days ago, he announced that he is suing the California-based company SVM Inc., Fortress Secured, which is headquartered in Nevada, and a California man named Mike Moneymaker (which can't possibly be his real name). The lawsuit basically is asking a court to order these companies to stop their phone calls and impose fines on them if they don't.

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