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DNC Spamming in Are Code 954

If your number has a 954 area code, you are probably getting more of those dreaded robocalls than most people around the country.

Broward County’s main area code ranks high on YouMail’s September Robocall List.

The company says that 4.4 billion robocalls were made last month nationwide. That comes out to 147 million per day, or …

Top DNC Violations – Edward Jones

Top DNC Violations #6
Edward Jones is a national financial broker that has its headquarters in Des Peres, Missouri. It is an extensive firm that offers financial services in the US and Canada, and it has over 7 million clients. While it has offices in over 12,000 locations, its problems arose in New Hampshire, where …

Top DNC Violations – Americall Group

Top DNC Violations #7
Americall Group, Inc. is an Illinois based telemarketing firm that specializes in a number of different areas. Some of the services that they offer include conducting surveys, data collection, live answering services, class and seminar registration, website receptionist live service and inbound answering services. They work for a variety of different …

Top DNC Violations – Rascal Scooters

Top DNC Violations #8
Rascal Scooters are a form of electrical scooter that has been designed specifically for people who have movement problems. They are mainly purchased and used by the elderly or disabled people who need help getting around in their every day lives.

The scooter is manufactured by the company Electric Mobility Corporation, and …

Top DNC Violations – CallFire

Over the past decade, the DNC has been responsible for hundreds of lawsuits against businesses large and small. Over the next few weeks, we’re going to count down the Top DNC Violations since its establishment. We’ll look at what each company was doing wrong, how they were charged for their mistakes, and what they …

Telemarketing Rules You Should Know About

If you are in sales, it is important to understand the telemarketing rules governing your industry to make sure that you don’t accidentally wind up violating one and slapped with a fine.
There are several laws that govern telemarketing including The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the Federal Communications Commissions’ (FCC) Do …

State Telemarketing Laws

If you are a telemarketer or making sales calls, it is important to follow both federal and state telemarketing laws.
Many companies make the mistake of assuming that they only need to follow the federal laws and avoid violating the Do Not Call Registry.  The reality is that each state has the ability to make …

The NDNCR – What You Should Know

What You Should Know About the Do Not Call Registry as a Telemarketer
If you are making sales calls you are probably familiar with the National Do Not Call Registry.  As a telemarketing company you are required to comply with specific provisions of the TCPA regulation, including scrubbing your lead lists against the DNC registry.
Here …

Telemarketing Rules for Debt Relief Companies

The Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center has released a guide on telemarketing rules for debt relief companies.
There are basic provisions about cold calling that apply to all industries  For example, you must scrub your lead list against the Do Not Call Registry and must have a policy in place for how to follow …

Definitions Under the TCPA

Definitions Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

If you are in sales, marketing, or a telemarketer by trade it is important to understand the rules found within the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in order to avoid accidentally violating them. TCPA Violations can lead to fines or even losing the ability to telemarket.
Here is …