Florida Telemarketers Who Pitched Free Cruises Settle With FTC

Sept. 20, 2021, 7:23 PM

Two people who worked for a Florida-based company that pitched free cruises to consumers are banned from making telemarketing robocalls as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

Johnathan Blake Curtis and Anthony DiGiacomo, who controlled call centers that marketed cruises for Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC, must also each pay a $50,000 civil penalty to the U.S. Treasury, the FTC announced Monday.

Grand Bahama Cruise Line and others involved in the telemarketing made or facilitated millions of illegal calls to consumers nationwide, pitching free cruise vacations between Florida and the Bahamas, according to the agency. The calls ...

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