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It’s costing Cynosure, Inc. $8.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed the company sent telemarketing faxes to consumers without first getting their permission to receive the faxes.

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TCR Sports Broadcasting, which does business as Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), is settling a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that MASN sent telemarketing text messages to consumers without first getting the consumers’ consent. 

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This class action is yet another brought against allegedly illegal telemarketing under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This time, the alleged culprit is Ally Financial, Inc., which the complaint accuses of unlawfully calling the cell phones of people it has no relationship with.

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“Robocalls and telemarketing calls are currently the number one source of

consumer complaints at the FCC.” You might think that this statement on the Federal Communications Commission website was made before the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was passed, but it was actually made in 2016, when the TCPA had been in effect for twenty-five years. The complaint for this class action alleges that yet another company—LE Energy, LLC, doing business as Utility Gas & Power—has engaged in illegal telemarketing.

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You’d think that a company called Healthy Halo Insurance Services, Inc. would angelically obey the law. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company sent texts and other “spam advertisements” in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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We think of unwanted telephone calls as an annoyance, but what if the person receiving the calls is legally disabled and suffering from numerous medical conditions? This is the case with plaintiff Heather M. Barclay, and the complaint for this class action alleges that Capital One Bank (USA), NA should not have been making daily collection calls to her cell phone. 

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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The complaint for this class action alleges that Surplus Diabetics, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it sent unwanted advertising faxes to consumer fax machines.

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First Key Homes, LLC helps people find home rentals. That’s a good thing, but its telemarketing to cell phone customers may not be. The complaint for this class action claims that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in making automated calls to consumer cell phones to promote its business.

Why would Howard Schultz be sending autodialed text messages to individuals’ cell phones—including to cell phones on the National Do Not Call Registry? The complaint alleges that in doing so, he has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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