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One of the difficulties with automated calls is that they may not be for the person who currently owns the number. Getting connected to someone who can do something about it can be time consuming. The complaint for this class action alleges that Discover Financial Services, Inc. placed debt collection calls to consumer cell phones that were not owned by the parties it was trying to reach.

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Why would a company as big and as well-established as the Coca-Cola Company use illegal telemarketing methods to gain customers? Still, the complaint for this class action alleges that the company did just that, sending text messages to consumer cell phones that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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When Congress was considering what to do about telemarketing calls, it found that “the evidence presented to Congress indicates that automated or prerecorded calls are a nuisance and an invasion of privacy, regardless of the type of call.” The complaint for this class action alleges that iHOUSEweb, Inc. nevertheless tries to gain customers by telemarketing to them on their cell phones.

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Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) is the largest credit union in the US, with over 8 million members, serving former military members and their families. People don’t usually think of the Navy as being lax about regulations, but the complaint for this class action alleges NFCU violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it sent unwanted text messages to consumer cell phones. 

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Designer Brands, Inc. sells designer and name brand shoes and accessories. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that they also do marketing by unlawful means—that is, by making calls to consumers that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Some consumers have taken to doubling up protection from unwanted telemarketing calls, by placing their (already off-limits) cell phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry. And some companies continue to ignore the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this case, the complaint alleges that eFinancial, LLC sent text messages in violation of the law.

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Ads sent to consumers by fax are also covered under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This class action brings suit against Scientiae, LLC and Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, Inc., which does business as Albert Einstein College of Medicine, over unwanted advertising faxes sent to consumers.

This complaint brings suit against The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc. and Spanish Quotes, Inc. for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claims that The General hired Spanish Quotes to make unlawful telemarketing calls to consumers.

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This class action has been brought against USHealth Group, Inc. and its subsidiary USHealth Advisors, LLC for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleges that USHealth Advisors sent telemarketing text messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the consumers’ permission.

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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.

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