AT&T Enters $45 million TCPA Settlement; External Collection Agencies Also Involved

On Sept. 30, AT&T Mobility – the mobile arm of the telecommunications giant – signed off on a proposed agreement to settle a TCPA class action lawsuit in which it and its hired debt collection agencies allegedly called consumers’ cell phones using an autodialer without prior express consent. The suit, filed in 2013 on behalf of a proposed class of about 16,000 people, alleges that AT&T Mobility and more than 20 named debt collection agencies <more>