Bank of America is out almost $2 million after settling a civil case involving several court systems in California. According to the Ventura District Attorney’s Office, Bank of America violated California’s...More About "Bank of America to Pay Nearly $2M in Call Recording Violations"
Please be aware of the following holidays requiring a U.S. holiday telephone solicitation bans for the month of July: On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and Utah prohibit...More About "Customer Alert: U.S. & Canadian Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for July 2017"
The fines just keep adding up for DISH Network. This time a court ruled the satellite provider now owes nearly $300 million for violating FTC rules. In January, a judge ruled DISH invaded thousands of consumers...More About "A Satellite Provider Ordered to Dish More Cash After Violating Law"
DISH Network will pay more than $20 million after a North Carolina jury found it violated National Do-Not-Call rules brought under TCPA. After a five day, trial the Greensboro-based jury sided with Dr. Thomas K...More About "DISH Network Fined $20M for TCPA Violations of Retailers"
As the marketing universe continuously shrinks for businesses by the day, the Federal Trade Commission has now approved to more than double the fine for a Do-Not-Call violation. If history is any indicator, thi...More About "The FTC and Your Incredible Shrinking"
Yesterday Massachusetts-based telemarketing firm, Versatile Marketing Solutions, Inc. agreed to pay a $3.4 civil penalty to the federal government for do-not-call violations and to cease some questionable busin...More About "Recent Fines Levied Against Telemarketers: Security System Telemarketer Pays Fine of $3.4 million"
As we previously reported last year, Edward Jones has been under investigation from the New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation (BSR) for making almost 20,000 calls to numbers registered on the National D...More About "Edward Jones Fined $750K for Do Not Call Violations"
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently reversed an Indiana federal court ruling that the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) preempted Indiana’s state law banning a v...More About "Court Rules Telemarketers Must Comply with Laws of Each State They Call"
Even without the revisions coming into effect on October 16, the number of lawsuits filed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has been growing exponentially in recent years: between 2011 and 2012...More About "Dramatic Increase in TCPA Litigation Likely to Continue with October Revisions"
A major US financial institution has agreed to pay $32 million settlement for allegations it made harassing debt collection calls to consumers’ mobile phones. While denying the allegations, the agreed settlem...More About "Major American Bank Faces Debt Collection Practices Lawsuit"
Last week, a Florida resident filed a class action TCPA lawsuit against one of the largest US banks in federal court alleging the bank violated the TCPA by using automated dialers to call customers’ cell phon...More About "Major American Bank Facing Lawsuit for Debt Collection Practices"
Papa John’s agreed to settle its Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit last week. The pizza chain had been facing the largest fine ever for violations of the TCPA in history, but settled with the p...More About "Papa John’s Settles TCPA Lawsuit for $16.5 Million"