Failure to Place on Internal Do Not Call List
Sunrun, Inc. and Clean Energy Experts, LLC are settling a class action alleging that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the companies, or parties acting on their behalf, placed telemarketing calls to consumers, using an automatic dialing system, without the consumers’ permission.
It’s a mystery why companies continue to think that illegal telemarketing is a good way to drum up business. The complaint for this class action alleges that CreditRepair.com, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it placed “dozens of calls” to at least one consumer who had registered her cell phone with the National Do Not Call Registry.
Plaintiff Sandra Hidenrick was researching monitoring systems for her elderly sister when she first spoke to either LifeStation, Inc. Although she made it clear that she was ultimately not interested in its products, and although her number was on the National Do Not Call Registry, the complaint for this class action says that the company continued to call her twice a day, even after she asked them to stop, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
SCI Direct, Inc. does business as the Neptune Society, sometimes telemarketing its cremation services.
Plaintiff Virginia Guiette asserts that the call she received from US Bank, NA were violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint for this class action claims that US Bank called plaintiff Guiette’s cell phone repeatedly, between August 2015 and April 2017, using an automatic dialing system, and that it left multiple voicemail messages created using artificial or pre-recorded voices. According to the complaint, if the bank believed it had any kind of prior consent to its calls, Guiette revoked it by saying over and over again, and even asked the representative if her account file showed her previous requests for the bank to stop calling. According to the complaint, the representative said it did but that the bank does not pay attention to notes like that.
Plaintiff Brian Gardner is not a customer of CenturyLink, nor has he ever given the company permission to call him. But according to this complaint, CenturyLink has been “bombarded” with robo-calls to his cell phone, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). According to the complaint, when he has asked CenturyLink’s representative multiple times not to keep calling him, the representative says he will be placed on an internal Do Not Call list, but the calls have kept coming. Gardner claims that all the calls were made with an automatic dialing system and a pre-recorded voice message.
This class action alleges that Next Level Funding, LLC or Merchant Cash and Capital, LLC, doing business as Bizfi, violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by placing telemarketing calls to cell phones using an automatic dialer. Specifically, plaintiff Dan Scott alleges that the companies have made as many as fifty telemarketing calls to his cell phone, even after he repeatedly asked them not to call him and asked that he be placed on their internal Do Not Call list.