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junk faxes

Transmitting faxes to unsolicited recipients. U.S. federal law 47USC227 prohibits broadcasting junk faxes, allowing recipients to sue the sender in Small Claims Court for USD $500 per copy. See spam.
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A JUNK fax company is luring people into wasting money - by promising to block junk faxes.
BIN an outrageously sneaky junk fax that's doing the rounds - offering advice on how to stop getting junk faxes.
JUNK fax firms are being warned to toe the line - or face fines of up to pounds 100,000.
"One had an extra pounds 90 on a quarterly phone bill." One of the many firms responsible for the junk fax deluge is Braken Investments, of Ludlow, Shropshire.
Earlier this year, its junk fax resulted in a pounds 1,500 fine by the watchdog for premium rate phones.
A JUNK fax firm exposed by the Sunday Mail has been fined pounds 20,000 for misleading the public.
The pair have run into junk fax trouble before while trading as 192directory enquiries.net
Another junk fax, from London marketing company, F-Commerce Is Us, promises a voucher for pounds 150 off a holiday and claims to be valid for tour operators Unijet, Thomson, Cosmos and Airtours among others.
"Join the campaign against junk faxes!" said rubbish that one of his companies distributed - by junk fax.
Asked how he could reconcile his religious beliefs with his junk fax operation, Ritchie said: "My faxes are simply a form of advertising."
CONVICTED fraudster Gordon Ritchie is coining it in as the Junk Fax King...
When the Junk Fax Prevention Act was enacted in 2005, it placed strict limitations on who companies could send unsolicited fax advertisements to, and required that all unsolicited fax advertisements include an opt-out notice.