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Active Periodicals fined for telemarketing violations

Active Periodicals fined for telemarketing violations

A Deerfield Beach company has been fined $25,000 for not registering as a telemarketer and violating Mississippi's Do Not Call list. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted to fine Active Periodicals for five counts of telemarketing violations and ordered the company to pay the maximum fine. No one answered a voicemail Wednesday left on a phone number listed for Active Periodicals. The complaints stem from 2010, when Active Periodicals was accused of not registering as required as a telemarketer before its staffers began making telephone solicitations. The company also was accused of not buying as required a database of Mississippians who had put their telephone numbers on...

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