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40 min ago | San Diego NewsCape
United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy today announced the sentencing of two defendants who participated in an Oceanside telemarking operation dubbed 1st American Law Center.
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5 hrs ago | Mid Devon Star
Regulators need to use their powers "far more" to crack down on the companies that make nuisance calls, according to a committee of MPs.
10 hrs ago | Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission today issued the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2013 .
NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India today issued regulations to encourage telemarketers to register by reducing the registration fees and the security deposit with the service provider.
Shelveen Singh, a lead telemarketer for 1st American Law Center who pleaded guilty to one count of fraud, was sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in the operation.
The ruling overturned a previous judgment by a lower court. Test-Aankoop, a Belgian consumer group, had alleged the weight loss and nutritional supplements firm was operating a pyramid scheme, a claim the company has denied.
The Vernon Police Explorers Post 800 began a fund-raising drive on Monday. The local Explorers have contracted with Chuck Maher Promotions of Shelton to conduct the telemarketing fund-raising drive.
After registration opened at midnight on Sunday, tens of thousands of consumers - who have had to put up with unsolicited phone calls, text messages and faxes from telemarketers - rushed to list their telephone numbers with the Do Not Call Registry.
But the feds call the telemarketing sales pitch bogus and misleading. And last month, they settled charges with the business owners, including a Valley man.
At the Federal Trade Commission's request, a federal court has ordered a Canadian telemarketer and four companies he owns to pay more than $5.1 million to American and Canadian consumers who were duped into paying hundreds of dollars based on false claims that the defendants had buyers lined up for their cars, and that refunds would be provided if ... (more)
CONSUMERS who do not wish to receive telemarketing messages can start registering their Singapore telephone numbers today with the Do Not Call registry for free.
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A $100 million charity fraud that a former Army intelligence officer and Harvard Law graduate almost pulled off underscores the criminal enrichment opportunities weakened oversight bureaus offer clever thieves.
Massachusetts residents are a generous lot when it comes to giving money - giving money, that is, to for-profit telemarketing companies.