Failure to stop calling, faxing, or texting when requested
SmartPay Leasing, Inc. has agreed to settle a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that SmartPay sent unwanted text messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the cell phone owners’ permission and after the cell phone owners had texted “STOP” in response.
Financial institutions may telephone consumers to try to collect debts. What they may not do is call consumers’ cell phones using automatic dialing systems, unless they obtain prior express written consent. So says the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint for this class action claims that Bank of America Corporation did indeed use automatic dialing systems to contact consumer cell phones, even after a consumer’s lawyer told it to stop.
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.
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is paying more than $3 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which requires that businesses get consent before sending telemarketing message to consumer cell phones.
Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), businesses must have consumers’ prior express written consent to place calls to their cell phones. However, the consumer may revoke this consent later. The complaint for this class action alleges that Capital One, NA continued to send text messages even after consent was revoked.
Telenav, Inc. has agreed to pay a total of $3,500,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in two ways. First, the complaint says that the company sent text messages to consumers’ cell phones without their prior express consent, encouraging them to download the “Scout” mobile app.