“These calls form concrete injuries because unwanted telemarketing calls are a disruptive and annoying invasion of privacy.” Read more
Sirius XM Radio Inc. has agreed to pay $35 million to settle proposed class actions alleging the company illegally used predictive dialers for telemarketing calls. Read more
The TCPA provides for statutory damages, generally from $500 to $1,500 for each violation, which are paid to the consumer. Read more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against several U.S and Canadian based companies, alleging that these compa... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled last month that consumers injured by violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which outlaws abusive telemarketing practices, may b... Read more
Bank of America has agreed to pay the state of Missouri $195,000 to settle allegations that it violated telemarketing laws. Attorney General Chris Koster said some Missouri residents whose p... Read more
Wachovia Corp., which is being bought by Wells Fargo & Co., has agreed to pay $200 million to settle lawsuits claiming it profited by ignoring fraudulent telemarketers who used the bank... Read more
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