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Investigations into spam 2010-2016

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Company/individual Description Outcome of investigation Date
J & L Mainwaring (oneofthebest.com.au) Pty Ltd Sent marketing messages that did not comply with the Spam Act $21,600 infringement notice May 2016
Darren James traded as Web 1000 Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning December 2015
Club Retail Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Enforceable undertaking May 2015
Vadkho Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without sufficient opt-out process Formal warning April 2015
Get Wines Direct Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning October 2014
IGEA Life Sciences Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning July 2014
Alex Emad Shehata traded as Australian Advertising and Marketing Network Compliance with Spam Act Enforceable undertaking May 2014
Rates Direct Pty Ltd Sent marketing messages that did not comply with the Spam Act $6,800 infringement notice May 2014
Penta Group Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning February 2014
Teleloans Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning February 2014
ACRIS Services Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning October 2013
DND Media Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning September 2013
Cellarmaster Wines Pty Ltd Sent marketing messages that did not comply with the Spam Act $110,000 infringement notice May 2013
Groupon Australia Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without consent of the recipients Formal warning March 2013
Betezy Pty Ltd Sent email newsletters and SMS campaigns without including an option to unsubscribe $6,600 penalty January 2013
McDonald's Australia Ltd Breached the Spam Act in relation to a ‘send to friends’ facility on the McDonald’s Happy Meal website Formal warning December 2012
A.AAAAAAAAbbey Home Services Pty Ltd trading as Barry's Plumbing and Electrica Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing SMS messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning October 2012
Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd Failing to unsubscribe customers from marketing emails $110,000 infringement notice October 2012
Aussie Web Tech Pty Ltd and MyCRA Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without sufficient opt-out process Formal warning Sep 2012
JER Pty Ltd Commenced proceedings in the Federal Court in Sydney for breach of an enforceable undertaking under the Spam Act 2003 Commenced proceeding Aug 2012
Global Billing Solutions Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing SMS messages without consent or sufficient opt-out process Formal warning May 2012
Moosta Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending marketing emails without sufficient opt-out process Formal warning April 2012
Ezystys Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning April 2012
EventsHQ Pty Ltd Compliance with Spam Act Enforceable undertaking March 2012
Select Print Solutions Pty Ltd and SThree Australia Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning February 2012
Nokia Corporation Compliance with Spam Act Enforceable undertaking January 2012
Urban Agent Compliance with Spam Act Enforceable undertaking October 2011
Apsu Corporation Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning September 2011
Marketing Group Limited Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning August 2011
Astute Corporation Pty Ltd Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning July 2011
SNX Pty Ltd trading as Premier Auto Wholesale and Home Loan Selection Services Breached the Spam Act by sending messages without consent of the recipients Formal warning February 2011
Virgin Blue Airlines Email marketing practices $110,000 infringement notice January 2011
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