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Dish Network ordered to pay USD 210 million for making unlawful telemarketing calls

Tuesday 8 December 2020 | 09:55 CET | News
Dish Network has been ordered to pay USD 126 million in civil penalties for placing millions of telemarketing calls in violation of regulations. The Department of Justice announced the settlement, saying the calls were in violation of the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). The settlement represents the largest civil penalty ever paid to resolve telemarketing violations under the FTC Act, and is higher than the sum of all penalties paid up to now for similar violations. Dish will also pay a USD 84 million to four states for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection

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Categories: General
Companies: Dish Network
Countries: United States
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