Telemarketers Took Millions From Senior Citizens In Medicare Card Scam

(By Ashlee Kieler, consumerist.com)

There’s now one less unsavory, immoral, disrespectful group scamming senior citizens of their savings, as federal regulators took action against the operators of a scheme in which telemarketers pretended to be Medicare representatives in order to bilk millions of dollars from older consumers.

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it handing down a suspended $1.4 million fine and banned the scam’s operators from selling healthcare products in the future. Read more…

 

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