Monday, January 13, 2020

Grand Bahama Cruise Link, LLC Settles with FTC Complaint for Blasting Millions of Consumers with Robocalls

Telemarketers working with Grand Bahama Cruise Line pitched free vacations

Washington, DC (STL.News) Three individuals and a telephone call center that helped Florida-based Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC (GBCL) and others to make millions of illegal robocalls to consumers settled a Federal Trade Commission complaint and are permanently barred from making telemarketing robocalls.  The FTC will litigate in federal court against GBCL and six other defendants involved in the massive operation, who have not agreed to settle.

“This case shows the FTC’s sustained effort to tackle illegal robocall operations that bombard consumers with unsolicited calls,” said Andrew Smith, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.  “It also demonstrates that anyone who provides substantial assistance to illegal robocall operations may be liable for substantial civil penalties.”  Read more >>