TOPEKA, Kansas - Two out-of-state companies have been ordered to pay nearly $1 million in combined penalties and fees for telemarketing law violations, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.
Buzz Marketing and Communications, LLC, of Springfield, Mo., was ordered in a default judgment to pay the state $952,000 in penalties and fees.
Buzz Marketing contacted at least 93 Kansas consumers attempting to sell them vacation packages in Branson, Mo.
WordSmart Corporation of San Diego agreed to a consent judgment ordering the company to pay the state $10,000 in penalties and fees.
WordSmart contacted consumers attempting to sell them computer software designed to prepare students to take standardized tests.
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