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ACMA – Do Not Call crackdown: finance company pays the penalty

A financial services company has paid a $34,000 infringement notice after telemarketing calls were made in breach of the Do Not Call Register Act. An Australian Communications and Media Authority investigation found that Premium Finance Services Pty Ltd engaged a call centre to make telemarketing calls on its behalf, and calls were made to numbers… Read more »

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ICO Issues Nuisance Calls Fine

The ICO has fined a green energy company, Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd (HELM) £200,000 after ruling it recklessly broke marketing call regulations. An ICO investigation discovered that HELM made over six million calls as part of a massive automated call marketing campaign offering ‘free’ solar panels. This is the largest fine the ICO… Read more »

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FCC Imposes $2.96 Million Fine for Prerecorded Sales Calls

The Federal Communications Commission announced a $2.96 million fine against Travel Club Marketing, Inc., its related companies, and the companies’ owner Olen Miller. Travel Club Marketing, based in Tampa, Florida, made or initiated at least 185 “robocalls,” all of which were unsolicited, prerecorded advertising calls to over 142 consumers who had not consented to the robocalls… Read more »

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Cross-Border Investigation Between CRTC and FTC Results in Monetary Penalties for Violators

In March 2015, after conducting two lengthy cross-border investigations with the assistance of the US Federal Trade Commission, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued Notices of Violation with administrative monetary penalties totaling $345,000 to two American companies for violating Canada’s Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.  Maple Accounting and Caribbean Cruise Line Inc. had multiple violations of… Read more »

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