|It is our aim to assist members and their customers whenever possible in
trying to stop problems with toner pirates. Included are some
guidelines that will help you in this regard as well as a form letter to
reject the goods. Send a copy of your letter of rejection and any
copies of any invoices and correspondence that pertain to your complaint
Business Technology Association
12411 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145
Or, fax it to: (312) 559-1172. We will forward a copy of
your complaint to the FTC, which keeps a database for potential law
enforcement action against these types of companies.
Also dedicated to fighting telemarketing fraud are the
National Fraud Information Center [(800) 876-7060], the Better Business
Bureau and the Telemarketing Fraud Contact at the Attorney General's
office in each state. You should contact the Attorney General of the
state from which the order was sent as well as your own home state.
These agencies may also provide you with additional information and
guidance on specific concerns. Lastly, information may be obtained from
the Internet by visiting the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Gateway
at www.consumer.gov, and the Imaging Supplies Coalition website at www.isc-inc.org.
It is our hope that the more information we spread about
fraudulent telemarketers, the sooner they can be stopped. Members may
call the Legal Hotline at (800) 869-6688 if they have any further
How Can a Business Avoid Becoming a Victim?
10 easy ways to prevent fraud.
Guidelines for Fraudulent Telemarketers
What to do if you experience fraud.
How to Fight Back Against Fraudulent Telemarketers
How to fight back if you do experience fraud.
Office of the Attorney General
Who to contact if you experience fraud.
Let your customers know about telemarketing fraud with this sample letter.
Sample Letter to Revoke Goods
This letter will help you revoke goods you have received from fraudulent telemarketing.
Stuffers and Stickers
BTA offers stuffers and stickers to place in mailings to warn about fraudulent telemarketing.