Lawmakers Demand Answers about Nevada Telemarketer and His Clients

Sep 19, 2019
In The News

Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., said Congress must strengthen federal agencies tasked to investigate nonprofits, political committees or their fundraisers — including the Federal Trade Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission. “If you take cops off the beat, if you dilute oversight, scrutiny, accountability and transparency, you’re asking for the wild wild West, and increasingly that seems to be the reality we’re living in,” Sarbanes said. “And it’s just completely unfair to the average citizen” who expects the federal government to protect consumers.