Posts Tagged ‘telemarket’

Fla. telemarketing firm fined $420K for ‘No-Call’ violations

by MBJ Staff Published: June 5,2013

Tags: fine, marketing, no-call list, sales, state agency, telemarket, telemarketing, telemarkety, violation

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has penalized Tailbone Security, LLC of Boyton Beach, Fla., $420,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley said Tailbone Security violated the “No-Call” law by failing to register and purchase the state’s “No-Call” list, by contacting […] [...]

Telemarketer’s appeal fails, will serve prison term

by Associated Press Published: April 10,2013

Tags: appeal, court, crime, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, prison, sales, scam, scheme, telemarket, telemarketer, telemarketing

JACKSON — A federal appeals panel has upheld the conviction of Timothy Allen for his role in a telemarketing scheme that prosecutors said targeted seniors. Allen was convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in 2012. He was sentenced to more than seven years in prison with four years’ supervised release. He also was ordered […] [...]

Commissioner asking for help in hunt for ‘Rachel’

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2012

Tags: crime, criminal, no-call list, robocall, state agency, telemarket, telemarketer, telemarketing

JACKSON — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is asking the general public who are registered on the Mississippi Do-Not Call list to report automated calls coming from “Rachel from Card Holder Services.” Presley said these calls have been the largest invasion of Mississippians’ privacy by a telemarketing scheme in years and that his office is […] [...]

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