INDIANAPOLIS — As part of a coordinated multi-state action, Attorney General Todd Rokita has stopped a massive telefunding operation that bombarded 67 million consumers nationally with 1.3 billion deceptive charitable fundraising calls — mostly illegal robocalls. More than 12 million of those calls were made to Hoosiers.
Associated Community Services and related defendants have agreed to settle charges that they duped generous Americans into donating to charities that failed to provide the services they promised.
The defendants collected more than $110 million using their deceptive solicitations. Rokita was joined in this action by the Federal Trade Commission and 46 agencies from 38 states and the District of Columbia.
The complaint names ACS and its sister companies Central Processing Services and Community Services…