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WHY DO TELEMARKETERS CONTINUE TO CALL EVEN WHEN MOST PEOPLE DO NOT WANT THEM TO CALL? ANSWER (BECAUSE IT IS PROFITABLE!) THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT YOU THEY ONLY NEED A SMALL SUCKER LIST!

P.S. THESE FIRMS ONLY HIRE STUPID PEOPLE WHO GET PAID ON COMMISSION ONLY (NO SALE NO $$$$) SO WASTE THERE TIME AS MUCH AS YOU CAN....

THE OWNERS PROMISE THESE STUPID PEOPLE THAT THEY WILL MAKE A LOT OF $$$$ AND THIS NEVER HAPPENS! (ONLY THE OWNERS MAKE $$$ OFF OF YOUR WORK!) STOP DRINKING AND GET A REAL JOB!

http://www.killthecalls.com/suing-telemarketers.html

YOU CAN FILE WHERE YOU LIVE BECAUSE THEY ARE DOING BUSINESS WHERE YOU LIVE!

Please Note!
As I have not had a chance to fully compile the list of every Small Claims Court in the United States yet, please visit this list until such time. If and when I get my list fully compiled, I shall be including a lot of extra data such as links to the applicable court rules and which courts allow the filing of claims online as mine does.
Suing Telemarketers - Simple and Cheap
When most people think about the process of suing a business entity, they naturally consider it a complicated and expensive process. They consider having to find an attorney who specializes in the particular area of law, the costs for such and weigh it against the potential gain. Forget all that when it comes to suing telemarketers!

For those individuals like me who have successfully prosecuted cases against telemarketing firms, there is little need for an attorney. (A cover-my-posterior caveat: I am not an attorney, so I cannot legally advise you. Whenever you are considering legal action, it is always advisable that you consult an attorney. Personally, I have never needed one when filing claims against telemarketers, but you may wish to consider doing so.) The key is that the best venue for filing suit against a telemarketer is in your local Small Claims Court. The only fees you must pay are the filing fees (varies upon venue and amount, but generally is somewhere around $50) and the fee to perform service of process (anywhere from $10 to $100 depending upon whether or not you have the court serve the telemarketer via certified mail or you have a law enforcement officer or other process server handle such). When the potential gain is thousands of dollars, what is a hundred bucks?

I have personally filed four claims in Small Claims Court against telemarketers. I have been paid on three of them (the fourth was against SBC and they gave me such a runaround on the process serving - BUT they stopped calling) that I let that one slide. Of the three cases where I was paid, the following were the results:

1. Filed a claim against a telemarketing firm based in Florida (Health Benefits Direct) for $1500. This amount was based upon two calls made after I told them to stop calling and their failure to provide me with a copy of their Do Not Call Policy. I settled out of court for $600.00 prior to the trial date.(Initial Cost to me: $55)
2. Filed a claim against a mortgage brokerage firm in southern California (due to settlement agreement, I cannot reveal their name) for $4500. This amount was based upon seven calls made after I told them to stop calling and their failure to provide me with a copy of their Do Not Call Policy and their failure to maintain a Do Not Call List. I settled out of court for $2000.00 prior to the trial date. (Initial Cost to me: $80)
3. Filed a claim against a mortgage brokerage firm in southern California (Country Club Mortgage) for $3500. This amount was based upon five calls made after I told them to stop calling and their failure to provide me with a copy of their Do Not Call Policy and their failure to maintain a Do Not Call List. I received a judgment for the full amount of $3500, plus $60 in court costs. (Initial Cost to me: $60)
STP CALLING
 Aug 26th, 2010
Same here called woke up the kids and I dial back. Nothing.
Bernie
 Aug 20th, 2010
Shut these bozos down!!!
Joe
 Jun 04th, 2010
computer calls, reason unknown, all numbers are received on our do not call Federal Register List.....
private
 Jun 03rd, 2010
Have received three calls today 6-3-10.
R
 Jun 03rd, 2010
message offerededuction. Who are they?
Arlene
 Jun 03rd, 2010
you can call Homeytel at 888-212-7106, and fill up there voice mail.

Or you can set up a Gmail account, and email them with complaints at - info@homeytel.com- and fill up there email.
gw
 May 26th, 2010
Robocall requesting call to 888-567-4218 to Reduce Credit Card Debt invoking the new "Bank Stress Test Act."
Anon in Flordia
 May 19th, 2010
Here is another stupid, lawless company. Make them stop. I, too, am on the DNC list, Does no one ever look at that list? I thought there was an $11K fine for everytime they call. Who is watching?
Eileen
 May 13th, 2010
Just received a call and they left a message. "If you are more than $10000 in debt....." The DNC call is a joke. I'm on it as well and it does not seem to stop them. The form to complete is about 6 pages and you have to track time and day of call.
Caroline
 May 06th, 2010
Call came in around 5:30 a.m. and I am very upset. How do I stop these people. I am on the DNC list and this is ridiculous.
Emani
 May 06th, 2010
I answered this, expecting I would be able to tell them I'm on the Federal Do Not Call registry, but goet a recorded message instead. Something about paying off debt.
M.S.
 May 03rd, 2010
I forgot to mention that I didn't answer the call and was surprised to discover that Andrea left a recorded message to call 888-567-4218. Obvious violation of telemarketing to a DNC number.
bobkat
 Apr 28th, 2010
Offered to help with 'new' government program to consolidate debt. "This is the only call you will receive." I must act Now.
bobkat
 Apr 28th, 2010
Started to leave recorded message about the govt. making money available to people in debt. (Like the govt know how to get out of debt!!!!)I hung up before the message was done.
doug
 Apr 22nd, 2010
I received a call just before 11:00pm. Same thing, I'm on the Do Not Call list. Please file complaints in the hopes that we can get some of these companies shut down.
N
 Apr 21st, 2010
I am on the do not call list, and this is an autodialer offering debt reduction assistance. It's illegal and should be shut down.
Jim
 Apr 16th, 2010
This caller is making ILLEGAL calls by jumping through solicitation blocked phones. No one is on the other end of the line and is managing to bypass the solicitation block. Beware of whoever this is. Don't be afraid to file a complaint about this.
Steve
 Apr 15th, 2010
This might help...comment from another site re this number.

I just googled "HOMEYTEL NEWS" and this is what I found:
http://www.homeytelblog.com/

It's obviously political polls. I hate those worse than telemarketers
D
 Apr 13th, 2010
Called at 1:49 PM PST. I was out. They did not leave a message hence no return call.
D
 Apr 13th, 2010
I didn't answer the phone until after the 12th ring, but when I picked it up no one was there.
k
 Apr 12th, 2010
Called the office at 8:55 AM EDT - which, IF it is a legit phone #, means someone was calling at 5:55 AM!! Needless to say, when answered no one said anything and I immediately hung up. If you don't say something right away, I'm NOT waiting!
Anon
 Apr 09th, 2010
They did not leave a msge, but I am not familiar with this name or number
randy
 Mar 21st, 2010

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