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Joya Communications Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Settlement

Joya Communications, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the company had sent consumers unwanted telemarketing messages to promote its mobile apps “Marco Polo” and “VideoKik.” While the settlement was approved a long time ago, Joya was at the time a start-up that  Read more

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Alpha Gas and Electric Unwanted Telemarketing Calls TCPA Class Action

Alpha Gas and Electric, LLC is in the Energy Choice Ohio program, offering to supply Ohio consumers with electricity and natural gas. The complaint for this class action alleges that Alpha tries to find customers by telemarketing, but in doing so, it violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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Broadleaf Marketing Calls to Do Not Call Numbers TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is meant to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls, even if those calls are disguised as something else. The complaint for this class action claims that Broadleaf Marketing & SEO, LLC, using the name Web Listing Solutions, made calls to consumers on the National Do Not Call Registry that  Read more

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Casely Unwanted Texts to Residential Phones TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) does not entirely forbid telemarketing, but it requires that companies that do telemarketing comply with certain rules. The complaint for this class action alleges that Casely, Inc. sent out telemarketing texts to consumer cell phones without obeying these rules, and ignored requests to stop sending the messages.  Read more

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Direct Energy Prerecorded Voice Calls to Cell Phones TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has been in effect since 1991.Yet even today, thirty years later, some companies still make illegal telemarketing calls, to the annoyance of consumers. The complaint for this class action alleges that Direct Energy, LP makes telemarketing calls using artificial or prerecorded voices, in violation of the TCPA.  Read more

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Zeeto No Consent to Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Class Action

Zeeto, LLC, says the complaint for this class action, “is a business that offers digital marketing, permission[-]based advertising, and online advertising.” Unfortunately, the complaint claims it also engages in repeated text message telemarketing, in ways that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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ECM Marketing Cell Phone Telemarketing TCPA Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action claiming that ECM Marketing, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which regulates the calls that businesses can make to consumers. The complaint alleged that ECA violated the TCPA by (1) using an automatic telephone dialing system to call people on their cell phones without first getting their  Read more

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Trinity Solar Auto-Dialed Cell Phone Calls TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) intends to protect consumers against unwanted telemarketing calls. The complaint alleges that Trinity Solar, Inc. violated that law by placing calls with an automated telephone dialing system (ATDS) to consumers’ cell phones.  Read more

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OpenTable Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Class Action

When Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), it found that “the evidence presented to the 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 brings suit against OpenTable, Inc. for sending out such nuisances, alleging  Read more

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Rauner Political Campaign and Unlawful Calls TCPA Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against a political campaign and its candidate, Bruce Rauner. The complaint alleged that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when they placed calls and delivered prerecorded messages via ringless voicemails to consumer cell phones.  Read more

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