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  1. State, feds file suit over telemarketing scamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    A beloved Southwest Florida doctor, wife and mother of two young daughters who was found dead inside her home last week, is laid to rest Monday as detectives continue to investigate her murder. A beloved Southwest Florida doctor, wife and mother of two young daughters who was found dead inside her home last week, is laid to rest Monday as detectives continue to investigate her murder.

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  2. Bondi, FTC sue to stop deceptive robo calls for med alert systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    The Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General's Office today filed a joint complaint charging a New York-based operation known as Lifewatch with using blatantly illegal and deceptive robocalls to trick millions of older consumers throughout the United States and Canada into signing up for medical alert systems. In the action announced today, the FTC and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi allege that Lifewatch knew of, and is responsible for, the illegal activities in that case, and that Lifewatch simply continued its telemarketing campaign using a variety of other telemarketers after Worldwide was shut down.

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  3. Research Analyst - Client Analytics ServicesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

    Comperemedia is the premier source for monitoring competitive intelligence in direct marketing. The Client Analytic Services team seeks a Market Research Analyst to envision, prepare and, potentially deliver, market research solutions for the insurance industry.

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  4. Court Denies Class Action in Author Solutions CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    In a legal victory for self-publishing service provider Authors Solutions, federal judge Denise Cote has denied class certification to a case alleging the company was engaged in fraudulent conduct. In a 30-page written opinion, Cote ruled that the plaintiff authors failed to produce evidence to back up their fraud claims.

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  5. FTC, Florida Attorney General Sue to Stop Deceptive Robocalls from...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Federal Trade Commission

    The Federal Trade Commission has filed a joint complaint with the Florida Attorney General's Office charging a New York-based operation known as Lifewatch with using blatantly illegal and deceptive robocalls to trick older consumers throughout the United States and Canada into signing up for medical alert systems with monthly monitoring fees ranging from $29.95 to $39.95. Last year one of Lifewatch's telemarketing firms, Worldwide Info Services, agreed to be banned from making robocalls or engaging in other deceptive conduct, to settle charges brought by the FTC and State of Florida .

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  6. Schumer aims to crackdown on robocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    The New York Democrat has rolled out legislation that would subject telemarketing companies or individuals that use robocalls without getting prior written consent with up to a $20,000 fine per violation, up to 10 years in jail or both. Schumer's bill, known as the Quell Unnecessary, Intentional, and Encroaching Telephone Calls - or QUIET - Act, would offer a few loopholes, including not requiring consent for emergency calls or those made on behalf of non-profits.

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  7. Can You Protect Your Home - " and Your Sanity - Against Rob Calls?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Americans do not like so-called "robocalls" - telemarketing calls from companies looking to pitch products and services, some of them with fraudulent intentions. According to Consumer Reports , U.S. consumers have placed 217 million numbers do-not-call requests since the agency began tracking them, while telemarketing fraud costs Americans $350 million annually.

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  8. PayPal Updates its Calling 'Terms of Service' AgainBy: Casey HouserRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TMCnet

    Industry reports noted that this made many consumers nervous, but a more recent change in language, two days before the updated rules were to be published, cleared up some confusion about when PayPal intends to take action with that sort of power. A story at Engadget says PayPal initially included text in its terms and services that made it sound like the company would be able to spam users with calls and texts about how to purchase goods with its online wallet.

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  9. In the Suburbs: Connections, personal and entrepreneurial, importantRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    My good friend and colleague from Westport had a mild stroke two years ago. It left him with some mild residual problems like a weakness in one leg, but, thankfully, there was no paralysis.

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  10. NTU Singapore partners with Science Centre Singapore to find out how babies thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    How do babies and toddlers make sense of the world around them? Do they see animals as different from people and objects? Do babies think you should share your cookies equally with others? These are some of the questions that a new research programme on early childhood learning by Nanyang Technological University Singapore will try to answer. The studies will provide insights into whether children are born with early abstract expectations or whether they learn through socialisation.

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  11. Erie-area school districts turn to Kelly for substitute teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    The majority of school districts in the Erie region are using the same outside company to provide substitute staffing as they struggle with rising health-care and pension costs and the inability to consistently find substitutes. Eleven Erie-area districts -- all but General McLane, Harbor Creek, Iroquois, North East, Northwestern, Union City and Wattsburg -- and the Erie County Technical School contract with Kelly Educational Staffing, the largest provider of substitute staff in the nation.

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  12. FCC Takes Stand Against RobocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NewsFactor

    If you are sick and tired of robocalls, this might be the best news you've heard all week. The Federal Communications Commission is now moving to protect you against these nuisance calls and spam texts to boot.

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  13. New Laws Seek To Protect Dementia SufferersRead the original story

    Saturday | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Dementia has become increasingly common among the elderly with a staggering five million Americans having the disease. Unfortunately, many people seek to take advantage of a dementia patient's diminished capacity.

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  14. Smith Advertising Unveils Their Recruitment StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... is an outsourced sales and marketing firm based in Miami . The firm specializes in a personalized form of direct marketing whereby they connect with consumers via face-to-face marketing methods, on behalf of their clients' brands. This helps to ...

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  15. Scammers see seniors as easy targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jackson Sun

    An elderly couple in the Jackson area were recently the victims of a scam that we hear about all too often at the BBB. Scammers see seniors as easy targets An elderly couple in the Jackson area were recently the victims of a scam that we hear about all too often at the BBB.

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  16. Las Vegas woman faces 94 counts in telemarketing schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  17. FTC, Florida AG File Action to Stop Alleged Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam Targeting SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | JD Supra

    The Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General have jointly filed a complaint in a Florida federal court against several companies and their individual owners alleging that the defendants engaged in a debt relief telemarketing scam. The complaint alleges violations of the FTC Act, the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act .

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  18. Direct Sales and MarketingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Employment News

    Job Description: Company Description: Job Description: If you're sick of 10% Tips, Late Hours, And Asking "What Side Would You Like With That...' LET US HELP YOU START YOUR CAREER! What does this role involve? - > Sales & Direct Marketing + - selling to other businesses on our clients' behalf + - working within the office in a group setting > Creating workshops and sales presentations + - public speaking + - developing strategies to attract new customers and clients > Campaign development > Management Training Program We are looking for candidates who are positive, professional, and ready to learn about the exciting world of Business, Marketing, and Management. The best candidate will start in our ENTRY LEVEL account manager position.

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  19. Invasion of the privacy snatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Business Journal

    Sometimes you can suddenly discover a nugget of astonishing news buried amid other facts that were making the headlines. Here is a recent example: Newly released data from the National Center for Health Statistics reported that 7 percent of adults in the United States live in a household with a landline phone but no cell phone.

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  20. John T. Spitznagel Has Been Recognized by America's Registry of Outstanding ProfessionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | PR.com

    ... Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 and 2010, Top 50 Best Companies to Work For, 2004, ESP and Winner of the Direct Marketing Association Best Direct Mail Campaign. His leisure time is spent swimming, fishing and sailing. America's Registry's Honor Roll ...

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