It is a free service where consumers can securely register their home, mobile or fax numbers for free to reduce unsolicited telemarketing calls.
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Scammers claiming to be associated with the Do Not Call Register are calling consumers and asking for personal information such as financial details.
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Primus Telecommunications Pty Ltd and iSelect Limited have each paid infringement notices of $8,400 and Dodo Services Pty Ltd has been formally warned, for telemarketing to consumers after they had withdrawn their consent.
Foxtel Management Pty Ltd has paid a $25,200 infringement notice for breaching laws that require telemarketers to end a call immediately when asked.
Lead My Way Pty Ltd has paid an infringement notice for $285,600 after an ACMA investigation found that the business made telemarketing calls to numbers on the Do Not Call Register.
SCAM ALERT – Missed overseas call Have you missed a call from an overseas number including +371 or +352 after only one ring? This scam wants you to call the number back to be charged at a premium rate. If you receive a missed call from an unexpected international number like this, ignore it. Learn more about these calls: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/news/unexpected-missed-calls-from-overseas-numbers
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