The Better Business Bureau received more than 200 complaints nationwide about an auto warranty marketer based in suburban St. Louis.
Stop Repair Bills of St. Peters also is getting an "F" grade from the Better Business Bureau.
The company markets auto repair plans, but Bill Smith, a trade practice investigator with the BBB, says customers are missing the fine print.
The first federal salvo in the legal battle over the sales of extended auto service warranties will be fired by Stephen R. Wigginton, the federal prosecutor for the southern district of Illinois.
Wigginton's office will not say who the charges are against, but the "law enforcement action" targets robo-calls the unnamed company made, not the extended auto service contracts themselves.
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