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Cruise Company Defendants Settle FTC-Alleged TSR Violations

Cruise Company Defendants Settle FTC-Alleged TSR Violations

A call center and three (3) individuals associated with a telemarketing effort on behalf of Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC (“GBCL”) recently settled alleged TSR violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).  The FTC intends to litigate this matter against the remaining seven (7) defendants in federal court, including …

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FTC Files Lawsuit for Widespread Telemarketing Law Violations

June 11, 2018 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently filed a lawsuit in connection with violations of federal telemarketing law and related conduct that allegedly began as early as 2001.  The FTC sued an enterprise of entities and their owners, which it claims are recidivist violators of federal telemarketing laws, having been subpoenaed, investigated, and …

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Telemarketing List Management Agreements: Age of Consent

December 13, 2017 List Management Agreements Telemarketing List Management Options Through the course of interacting with consumers, and in connection with various ongoing commercial relationships with those consumers, business owners of all kinds are frequently able to amass a valuable database of consumer telephone numbers.  Where permitted by the applicable privacy policy, as well as …

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FTC Settles Telemarketing Sales Rule Claim for $2.3 Million

November 3, 2016 On November 1, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced its settlement with a “collection of entities” known as Consumer Education Group (“CEG”) for alleged violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (the “TSR”).  The settlement imposes a $2,339,687.00 penalty against CEG, but due to financial considerations, CEG will only be required to …

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FTC Settles TCPA and TSR Violation Charges with Vacation Package Telemarketers

March 21, 2016 Yesterday morning, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it had reached a settlement with Lilly Management and Marketing, LLC and its principal, Kevin Lawrence (together, “Defendants”).  The FTC commenced an action against Defendants in the Middle District of Florida on March 16, 2016, alleging that the Defendants repeatedly and systematically violated …

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