What you need to know

The Telephone Fraud Protection Act protects consumers from unscrupulous telemarketers and helps protect legitimate telemarketing businesses. The law requires telemarketers doing business in Utah to obtain a bond to help pay for restitution to victims should telephone fraud occur. The law also provides enforcement powers to the Division.

You can use our Registered Entities Search to search for registered telemarketers.

Warning Signs

In addition to its usefulness for legitimate businesses, the telephone can be a power tool for scammers. With some phone scams, callers will represent themselves as solicitors for, or representatives of, of a legitimate business, charitable organization, or government entity.

For more information regarding phone scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission.