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2014-08-20 12:24:20

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Québec Loisirs has paid $200,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices and help promote awareness of the Rules. Québec Loisirs is a Quebec-based company that sells books and DVDs. Acting on complaints...

2014-07-30 12:27:56

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Suitelife Vacations Club, which sells travel and vacation packages, has paid $20,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices. Acting on complaints submitted by Canadians, the CRTC investigated Suitelife for alleged...

2014-07-23 12:27:37

Four Toronto-area companies pay $84,000 in penalties OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that four companies located in the Toronto area have paid $84,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of settlements over violations of the telemarketing rules. The companies, which sell home improvement services, also agreed to put a stop to their current telemarketing practices. Acting on...

2010-11-03 06:50:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SalesNexus, an online contact relationship management software company and the organizers of The Sales Mastery Institute, is pleased to announce a new webinar with Wendy Weiss, The Queen of Cold Calling(TM), titled The New Rules for Cold Calling in 2010 on November 11, 2010 at 2pm EST. This new webinar is the first in a series of webinars where SalesNexus will sponsor content experts in Lead Generation, Sales Force Automation, Small Business CRM, and...

2010-10-28 00:00:38

Every business professional has experienced the frustrations of unsolicited telemarketing sales calls, sometimes staying on the phone for several minutes without realizing they are speaking with a telemarketer. Bizdonotcall.com is the first national B2B do not call registry that stops unwanted telemarketing calls and offers a unique email option instead. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 27, 2010...

2009-05-25 09:32:26

Telemarketers for a Florida company accused of violating consumer laws by using robocalls were urged to never mention its name, a former employee says. Transcontinental Warranty Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., had been slapped with a restraining order by a U.S. District Judge in Chicago after a Federal Trade Commission investigation determined it had used such illegal robocalls and made misrepresentations in selling its car warranty products. A former employee told Monday's Los Angeles Times...

2009-04-28 09:35:00

Names Three More Companies Alleged to be Making Unlawful Calls in Lawsuit Filed Last Week BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless said today it has filed a lawsuit to stop several telemarketers from calling its customers and employees with an offer of an extended car warranty. The lawsuit, filed in New Jersey Superior Court, names Dealers Warranty (doing business as Federal Auto Protection), National Dealers Warranty and Tele Europe, B.V., and alleges these companies...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.