When the phone company and the robocall scammer are the same

 

Source: David Lazurus - LA Times ( Paid Registration )

It was the sort of robocall racket that makes life miserable for consumers.

On the one hand there was Globex Telecom, a Canadian provider of internet-based phone service. On the other was an outfit called Educare Centre Services, which the Federal Trade Commission says peddled “bogus credit card interest rate relief, illegally charging consumers millions of dollars.”

The connection? Both companies were controlled by the same person, identified by the FTC as Mohammed Souheil, a Canadian citizen.

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