March 8, 2021

Sears seeks millions from Caribbean cruise robocall settlement

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By Robert Channick From Chicago Tribune Struggling retailer Sears has a lot on the line in a multimillion-dollar class-action settlement over unwanted robocalls offering free Caribbean cruises. A federal judge in Chicago is expected to decide next week whether Sears is entitled to as much as $6 million for thousands of sales calls received by […]

FTC, States put remaining defendants in massive Caribbean cruise lines robocall operation in permanent dry dock

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The Federal Trade Commission and 10 states have closed the book on the remaining defendants who assisted a Florida-based cruise line company in running an illegal telemarketing campaign that flooded consumers with billions of unwanted robocalls. In settling the charges, Fred Accuardi and his companies are barred from robocalling and illegal telemarketing, as well as […]

Caribbean Cruise Line settles class-action robocall lawsuit

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From Cruise Industry News Caribbean Cruise Line has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit to the tune of up to $76 million after the company made millions of so-called robocalls, violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Also named on the lawsuit are Vacation Ownership Marketing Tours, Inc. (VOMT), Economic Strategy Group, and The Berkley Group, […]