Lisa Madigan

Hey, Rachel in cardholder services: Illinois and 38 other states are fighting back against robocalls

Hey, Rachel in cardholder services: Illinois and 38 other states are fighting back against robocalls

Hello, this is a very important message. Did you know that you probably received more robocalls per day in November than any previous month in the history of recorded phone messages?

That disturbing trend has led attorneys general from Illinois and 38 other states to form an anti-robocall coalition, seeking technological and political solutions to reduce the number of nuisance calls.

“Robocalls are an obnoxious form of consumer harassment,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a news release. “I am pleased to be part of this bipartisan group that will provide people simple ways to avoid annoying and invasive robocalls.”

There were 5.1 billion robocalls made...

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