consumer protection http://wlrn.org en What Part of 'Do Not Call' Do Florida Telemarketers Not Get? http://wlrn.org/post/what-part-do-not-call-do-florida-telemarketers-not-get <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Take a guess: What one issue do you think Florida consumers complained about the most last year? &nbsp;Was it high energy bills, losing money on a lemon car or disputes with landlords?</span></p><p>Turns out the number one consumer gripe involves&nbsp;telemarketers&nbsp;who can't take "Do Not Call" for an answer.</p><p>Florida consumers complained the most last year about getting targeted by&nbsp;telemarketers&nbsp;-- despite being registered with the state's "Do Not Call" list.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:34:19 +0000 Christine DiMattei 26105 at http://wlrn.org What Part of 'Do Not Call' Do Florida Telemarketers Not Get? Consumer Protection Experts At Your Service http://wlrn.org/post/consumer-protection-experts-your-service <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">05/07/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents&nbsp;</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">is “At Your Service,” with consumer protection experts.&nbsp;</span></font></span></font><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">We’ll speak with Miami-Dade Consumer Advocate Leonard Elias and University of Miami law professor Michael </span>Schiff<span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">And take your calls.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Topics include misleading advertising, lemon laws, unfair debt collection, warranty violations and credit reporting issues.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">That’s&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;</span></font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">WLRN-HD1</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">WLRN-HD2</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.</span></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"> Tue, 07 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 13611 at http://wlrn.org Consumer Protection Experts At Your Service