Jefferson City, MO August 28, 2017 (STL.NEWS)— Attorney General Josh Hawley’s Office announced it has resolved its lawsuit with Charter Communications over alleged violations of state and federal No-Call and telemarketing laws.
“This office conducted a thorough investigation and achieved a resolution that we believe will benefit all Missourians by preventing future unwanted telemarketing calls,” Hawley said. “I look forward to the continued cooperation of Charter in this endeavor. Protecting Missouri consumers remains a top priority for this office.”
Under the settlement, Charter agreed to a monetary payment of $225,000 and to terms designed to prevent and quickly remedy any potential future violations. Unwanted telemarketing calls annually rank highest on the list of complaints received by the Attorney General’s Office.
Missourians can register their telephone numbers with the Missouri No Call list online or by calling 866-No Call 1 (866-662-2551). Missourians have registered 4.5 million cell phone and landline numbers with the No Call list. Consumers who have registered for the No Call list but receive solicitation calls can file a complaint online or at 866-Buzzoff (866-289-9633).