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Mass. Leg. Holds Hearing on Caller ID Bill

A hearing was held yesterday before the Massachusetts state legislature on a bill that would require companies calling individuals in that state and using a Caller ID number displaying a Massachusetts area code to have a physical presence in the state or face fines of up to $10,000 per call. …

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Mass. AG Levies $1M Fine Against Debt Settlement Company

The Attorney General of Massachusetts has announced a consent order with a debt settlement company that will pay $1 million to settle claims it took advantage of consumers by charging them “significant” fees for negotiating settlements with creditors and enrolling consumers in “unaffordable” programs that left consumers “in worse financial …

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