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PSC fines companies for alleged violations of no-call law

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined three companies for alleged violations of the state’s no-call law. Commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to enter default judgments against Financial Knowledge Network, HME Providers and Fountain of Youth Bathtubs. Financial Knowledge Network of Wyoming, James Thomas Graham of Florida and associated companies are alleged to have violated Mississippi’s law against unauthorized ...

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Two companies fined for violations of 'No-Call' law

JACKSON — Two companies, including one based in Mississippi, have been found in violation of the state’s ‘No-Call’ law. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced Public Service Commission-ordered fines totaling $40,000. Higher Impact Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz., was fined $15,000, while Mississippi-based Diverse Solutions, LLC, was fined $25,000. Neither company registered as telephone solicitors with the state of Mississippi, yet ...

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PSC, FTC put robocaller out of telemarketing business

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) along with the Federal Trade Commission have exchanged information and put a robocaller out of the telemarketing business, according to Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley. The telemarketers were allegedly responsible for billions of calls and will give up assets totaling roughly $3 million under an FTC order. The telemarketers made more than ...

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PSC fines two telemarketers for 'No-Call' violations

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined Maxim Media Marketing Inc. of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Sonkei Communications Inc. of American Fork, Utah, a total of $220,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Commissioner Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) said both companies violated the “No-Call” law by failing to register and purchase the ...

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Maryland telemarketer fined $490K by PSC

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined Joel Katz, d/b/a Fast To Market Corp., of Baltimore Md., a total of $490,000 for violations of the Mississippi No-Call law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Commissioner Brandon Presley said Katz violated the No-Call law by failing to register and purchase the list and for contacting consumers that had ...

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Telemarketer fined for 'No-Call' violations

JACKSON — Public Service Commission chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) announced that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined a California telemarketer $35,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Presley said C1F of Irvine, Calif., violated the No-Call law by failing to register and purchase the state’s No-Call list and for contacting consumers ...

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PSC fines telemarketer for No-Call violation

JACKSON — Public Service Commission (PSC) chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) announced that the PSC has fined a New Jersey telemarketer $15,000 for violations of the Mississippi No-Call law. Presley said CDG Management, LLC, doing business as Civic Development Group, violated the No-Call law by contacting Mississippians who had placed their home phone number on the No-Call list. Company representatives failed ...

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PSC fines Texas telemarketer for No-Call violation

JACKSON — Southern District Public Service Commissioner Leonard Bentz announced that the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) has fined Houston, Texas-based Mobile Marketing Solutions $45,000 for violating the Mississippi No-Call Law. “Mobile Marketing Solutions violated the Mississippi No-Call Law by failing to register on the No-Call list. In addition, they failed to purchase the No-Call List as required by law, ...

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Commission fines two Florida companies

JACKSON — Public Service Commission chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) announced that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined two Florida telemarketers a total of $90,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Presley said Ski Group, LLC, of Plantation, Fla., and Higher Response Marketing Inc. of St. Petersburg, Fla., violated the law by ...

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Commission fines California company

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) has fined Angora Hills, Calif.-based Allstar Satellite $10,000 for violating the state’s “No-Call” law. Allstar violated the law by failing to register on the “No-Call” list. In addition, it failed to purchase the “No-Call” list as required by law, and contacted a consumer registered on the list. The company has also failed ...

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