Telemarking fraud - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

NBC Nightly News, Thursday 2/28

Telemarking fraud

The American Association of Retired Persons reports that telemarketing fraud is the organization's top consumer concern with 56% of the names on telemarketing lists belonging to individuals aged 50 years and up. The Department of Justice estimates that one in six consumers is cheated by a telemarketer every year. Virginia Cha will take a look at an illegal telemarketing operation that was shut down by authorities and provide tips on how viewers can protect themselves.

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