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Monitronics faces telemarketing claims in court

January 7, 2014SSN Staff

CHARLESTON, W.V.—Lawsuits alleging Monitronics' telemarketing broke federal law are proceeding in West Virginia, where a multidistrict litigation has been created to handle the issue. Monitronics denies wrongdoing. In the suits, the districts claim Monitronics violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when its employees made telemarketing calls to people on the Do Not Call Registry, according to a report in the West Virginia Record. In a statement sent to Security Systems News, a Monitronics...

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Vivint sued over alleged 'robocalls'

September 5, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

CHICAGO—A new class-action lawsuit accuses Vivint of sending automated calls to cellphones without the owners' permission, violating their privacy and federal law.“It's unfortunate that a company as large as this is going to take shortcuts and invade people's privacy by sending out prerecorded calls,” Brian Wanca, an attorney for the Illinois man who is the representative plaintiff in the lawsuit, told Security Systems News.The lawsuit seeks an injunction barring Vivint from making...

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