H.R.4987 - Seniors Taking on Phony Marketers Act of 2006

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an increased maximum penalty for telemarketing fraud targeting seniors, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Seniors Taking on Phony Marketers Act of 2006 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an increased maximum penalty for telemarketing fraud targeting seniors, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Seniors Taking on Phony Marketers Act of 2006 - Amends the federal criminal code to increase from 10 to 15 years the additional term of imprisonment for telemarketing fraud aimed at individuals over the age of 55. Authorizes appropriations for FY2007 for: (1) 50 new postal inspectors to inv

Official Summary

Seniors Taking on Phony Marketers Act of 2006 - Amends the federal criminal code to increase from 10 to 15 years the additional term of imprisonment for telemarketing fraud aimed at individuals over the age of 55. Authorizes appropriations for FY2007 for:
(1) 50 new postal inspectors to investigate telemarketing fraud;
(2) 30 new assistant U.S. attorneys to prosecute telemarketing fraud cases; and
(3) public awareness and prevention initiatives to educate senior citizens about telemarketing fraud.

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