Mississippi Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the PSC has charged multiple telemarketers with violations of the Mississippi No-Call law.
The PSC’s investigation found that these eight companies made 775 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 $3,875,000. Notices of alleged violations have been recently filed against the following companies:
Advanced Marketing Science+Siptones
Olufemi Davis Phipps
Ameri Help, LLC
Emergent Marketing, LLC
Fusion Data Services
“I’ve asked our staff to leave no stone unturned. We have doubled our efforts to stop these predators. These companies will get the message that we mean business. We will stop these predatory calls on Mississippians,” Presley said.
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 www.psc.state.ms.us or by calling Commissioner Presley’s office at 1-800-637-7722
A charge is an allegation in an enforcement action. The companies involved in this investigation will be afforded all rights of due process of law.