Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Charter to Pay $225,000 to Settle Alleged No-Call List Violations

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Charter to Pay $225,000 to Settle Alleged No-Call List Violations

Article excerpt

JEFFERSON CITY * Charter Communications has agreed to pay $225,000 to resolve allegations that company employees made "thousands" of unwanted phone calls to consumers on the state's no-call list, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Monday.

The settlement stems from a 2015 federal lawsuit brought by Hawley's predecessor, Chris Koster, who accused the cable company of violating state and federal telemarketing laws.

Koster's lawsuit accused the company's sales staff of trying to sell products to customers on the no-call list. State and federal laws prohibit calls to people on the no-call lists, but companies can still call their customers unless the customer asks them to stop.

In one example, according to Koster's suit, Charter customer Stacey Williams of St. Louis said she was receiving as many as five calls per day. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.