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Dish Network hit with $280 MEEELLION fine for relentless robocalling

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Enforcement for dollars

"Why is it that the injured people - no matter the crime - don't get a piece of any fines, ever?"

For robocalls, they are entitled to $1500 per call if filing in small claims court (TCPA)

It's $500 a shot with triple damages for wilful violations. Using a recorded message is flat out illegal, so that's a wilful violation without even considering the breaches of the DNC list.

The FCC will fine $11,500 per call (tripled) for robocalls and States may impose their own fines (some as high as $50k a call) for DNC violations.

Now they've been found guilty and fined, the rest is a death of one million papercuts.

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