National Do Not Call-How to avoid fees and penalties?

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Hi,

Curious to know how those that are calling daily are calling their lists and avoiding the DNC registry? Do you guys use a service to double check? I am ready to scale my business and am planning to use REISkip and Voicemail drop but am also planning to make tons of calls myself and telemarketers but worried about running into DNC registry issues..

Any advice would be great! 

Thanks

I'm actually just trying to find out how to sue telemarketers, since I'm inundated with robocalls, even though I'm on the DNC list. I hope more people will do that. I assume anyone calling me, even though I'm on the list, is a scammer and has no ethics and I would never, ever do business with them. 

You need a script or software that checks your call list against the DNC list.  There are sites dedicated to checking your list against the DNC list.

@Marc Afzal I only call FSBOs and FRBOs, anyone else gets either a knock on the door or a postcard.

I did look very seriously into large scale telemarketing but here in Canada even if your calls are exempt you still need to register. Registering costs nearly $3,000 per area code annually. It's essentially a huge scam, the government gets you to give them your phone number and then sells it to countless telemarketers so they can go on harassing you for surveys, votes and newspaper subscriptions.

@Michaela G. Good luck. Most people report that they get more calls after going on the DNC list, and the above explains why. I hope the callers you want to sue aren't exempt. And you're right, everyone calling is a scammer, politicians, pollsters and newspapers. The trifecta of scum.

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