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If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of...
Calls and Organizations Covered by the TSR
Accessing the Registry
Registering and Subscribing to the Registry
Paying for Access
Downloading Phone Numbers
Who Must Comply with the FTC Rule
Advertising a Pay-Per-Call Service
Advertising to Children
Other Provisions of the Rule
How to Comply With the Rule
Questions and Answers About the Rule
Where to Go For Help
Part 435 -- Mail, Internet, or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
Who Must Comply with the Amended TSR?
Charities and For-Profit Telemarketers Calling on Their Behalf
Exemptions to the TSR
When people are struggling to pay their credit card bills, some turn to companies offering what are advertised as debt relief services. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, amended the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) to add specific provisions...
Many Americans struggle to pay their credit card bills. Some turn to businesses offering “debt relief services” – for-profit companies that say they can renegotiate what consumers owe or get their interest rates reduced.