You could be eligible to $1,200 from Dish Network telemarketer lawsuit

- If your phone number was on the National Do Not Call Registry and you still got a phone call from a Dish Network telemarketer, you could get $1,200!

A federal judge in North Carolina ruled that the company “willingly and knowingly” violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which limits telephone solicitations by forcing companies to abide by the Do Not Call Registry.

18,066 telephone numbers were affected which were phoned between May 11, 2010, and Aug. 1, 2011.

To find out if your number is among those eligible for $1,200, click here.

You can submit a claim by visiting here.

The claims period ends June 18.

The lawsuit against Dish Network was filed in 2014 when Thomas Krakauer sued the company for making illegal telemarketing calls to his phone number despite being on the Do Not Call Registry, according to USA Today.

 

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