Mass marketing fraud
Mass Marketing Fraud is defined as fraud committed via mass communication media using the telephone, mail, and the Internet. Provisions under the criminal regime of the Competition Act prohibit materially false or misleading representations made knowingly or recklessly, deceptive telemarketing and deceptive prize notices.
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Making, or allowing the making of, false or misleading claims to the public in a material respect.
Making, or allowing the making of, false/misleading claims over the phone to sell products or advance business interests.
Asking recipients of a prize or benefit to pay money or incur costs to receive it.
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