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PSC issues $1.2 million in potential fines to telemarketers

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Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the PSC has charged nineteen telemarketers for violating Mississippi’s No-Call law. The PSC’s investigation found that these companies made 236 illegal calls to Mississippians. Should these entities be found to have violated the No-Call law, they are subject to a $5,000 per call fine; totaling $1,180,000.

Presley says that the PSC is ready to track these companies down in order to ensure privacy protection for Mississippians.

“We are committed to charging every, single predatory telemarketer that violates the No-Call law. Mississippians deserve to have their privacy protected. This action sends a message to these companies and others that if you invade the privacy of our citizens, the PSC is coming after you,” said Commissioner Presley.

The nineteen companies are based in six states. Notices of alleged violations have been recently filed against the following companies:

  • Midland Credit Management, Inc., San Diego, California
  • Cardston Direct,  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Call Creator Plus, Santa Monica, California
  • Lead Transfers, LLC, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Student Aid Consulting Service/SDR, LLC, Gardena, California
  • NSAC/National Student Aid Care, Downey, California
  • Medsupps Solutions, Coconut Creek, Florida
  • Michael O’Hare, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Loud Cloud Nine, LLC, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • American Getaways, LLC, Delray Beach, Florida
  • First Class Development, Olympia, Washington
  • Premier Marketing Services of FL, Boca Raton, Florida
  • Telesero, LLC, Buffalo, New York
  • Direct Auto Warranty, Del Ray Beach, Florida
  • Hola Maria, Corp., Miami, Florida
  • Internet Brands, Inc., El Segundo, California
  • Vehicle Protection Specialists, Irvine, California
  • High-Tech Auto Protection, LLC, Ontario, California
  • Global One American Solutions, Margate, Florida

Presley encouraged Mississippians to download the PSC’s new smartphone app, which can be found by searching “PSC No-Call” in the iTunes App Store or Google Play Marketplace. The app allows citizens to immediately report calls to the PSC from their cell phones. Also, landline phones can be registered at or by calling Commissioner Presley’s office at 1-800-637-7722.

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