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This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Meadowbrook Insurance Group sent advertising faxes to consumers, without obtaining their prior written consent, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Terminix has agreed to compensate consumers who received certain of its debt collection calls, allegedly made to cell phones without the consent of the owner, using an automatic dialing system and an artificial or pre-recorded voice, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). 

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The settlement resolves a class action alleging that Inventurus Knowledge Solutions, Inc. (IKS) violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it made balance-reminder calls to consumers who owed money for health care.

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Hooters has put aside over a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that it sent telemarketing texts on January 28, 2015 to people who had asked not to receive such messages and people who had not given consent to receiving such messages, in violation of the TCPA. The message read, “Hooters Fans: Our mClub has moved!

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When Plaintiff Rene Sandoval received a telemarketing call on his cell phone in September, from Direct Home Energy Solutions, the complaint for this class action says, he asked the caller how he’d gotten his number. The complaint alleges that the caller said he didn’t know because the call was auto-dialed—thus confirming that the call was a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Shortly thereafter, according to the complaint, he received another call from the company, and asked them not to call him again. After that, the complaint says, he received three calls from them, in quick succession.

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This settlement resolves a consolidation of three cases all filed within a thirty-day period. The complaint for this class action alleges that Collecto, Inc. called cell phones using and automated dialing system in an attempt to collect debts.

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Plaintiff Janice Saunders says she did not give Citibank her cell phone number, and when they began making telemarketing calls to it, using automatic dialing systems and pre-recorded voices, she says that she asked them to stop. According to the complaint, they did not, thus violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) over and over again. The complaint alleges that Citibank’s violations of the TCPA were willful or knowing.

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CITGO Petroleum is paying to settle a class action alleging that it sent text messages to consumer cell phones without obtaining the consumers’ prior express written consent, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which is meant to protect consumers from unsolicited telemarketing calls and texts. 

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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.

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Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it sent text messages to consumers’ cell phones without first obtaining their express written consent, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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