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Despite efforts to limit calls to consumers, “[r]obocalls and telemarketing calls are currently the number one source of consumer complaints” at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). So reported the FCC chairman in 2016. This class action is yet another bringing suit against a telemarketer, Vivint, Inc., and DSI Systems, its telemarketer. The law allegedly violated is the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

What does it say when a business funding lender uses unlawful methods to approach potential customers? Apparently, some businesses find it’s not a problem and, eighteen years after the passage of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), they continue to try to trawl for customers by telemarketing. In this case, Muth Capital, LLC is alleged to have made unlawful calls to consumer cell phones and also to have called numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry to peddle its services.

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Yes, it’s another class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this case, the complaint alleges, Frontier Communications of America, Inc. repeatedly called placed calls to the private cell phone of a consumer with an automatic dialing system.

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Does Keller Williams Realty, Inc. teach its realtors to break the law? The complaint for this class action alleges that, during their training, Keller Williams realtors are told to get leads and to make calls with automatic dialing systems, in ways that may violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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National Holdings Corporation is paying $325,000 to settle a class action about unwanted telemarketing calls. The complaint alleged the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by calling residential numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) isn’t the only law now attempting to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing. States are increasingly developing their own laws to try to counter the barrage of calls still irritating consumers. This complaint alleges that Sun Tan City, LLC has violated both the TCPA and the South Carolina Telephone Privacy Protection Act (SCTPPA) when it sent text messages to consumers.

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Sirius XM Radio, Inc. is putting up $25 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that the company made telemarketing calls to consumer numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry or to its own internal Do Not Call list.

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How many consumers respond positively to telemarketing? In this class action, plaintiff Nanci Rowe brings suit against Ranieri Law for text messages sent to her cell phone, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Does the real estate sector have a particular problem with realtors making cold calls in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)? The complaint for this class action says that it does, and that Harcourts International USA, Inc. is contributing to it by encouraging real estate agents to break this law. 

Although the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has been around for more than twenty-five years now, it seems that companies still try to sell their products and services by cold-calling consumers whom they do not know. The complaint for this class action alleges that California Solar Electric Company placed illegal calls to consumers, both to their cell phones and to numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

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