CT Mail-Order Operators Banned From Business

Share this article:
Mail-order house International Direct Inc., Stamford, CT, and an associated business, American Security Products Inc., and their officers have been banned from the mail-order business as a result of a settlement stemming from charges that they violated the Federal Trade Commission's Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule, the FTC reported this week.


According to the FTC, International Direct and American Security Products processed thousands of customer payments, but did not ship merchandise, issue refunds or notify customers of delays. Under the FTC rule, companies that receive orders by phone or mail must ship goods within the time stated in their ads or catalogs, or within 30 days if no time is stated. Companies unable to ship orders must give customers notice and an option to cancel


Banned from the mail-order business are Daniel T. Connolly, Debra A. Connolly, Maier "Mike" Levine and Vivian Levine, the FTC said. None of them were reached for comment because a telephone number returned by information under the listing International Direct, Stamford, CT, has been disconnected.
Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in News

Sign up to our newsletters

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

More in News

Hawk Search Widens its Global Reach

Hawk Search Widens its Global Reach

Hawk Search's solution offers support for more than twice as many languages as other site search providers, according to the company.

Candidates Offer Change In The Form of Targeting

Candidates Offer Change In The Form of Targeting

A campaign for Ben Carson raised $2.8 million despite his lack of cooperation.

Target Names Retail Veteran Brian Cornell as CEO

Target Names Retail Veteran Brian Cornell as CEO

He leaves the top job at PepsiCo Foods to take the spot vacated by Greg Steinhafel in the aftermath of the data breach.