Under the order, the company can no longer make prerecorded telemarketing calls and must pay $25,000 to the state.
"Not only are these prerecorded calls illegal and annoying, but they cause real problems for seniors who depend on their phone as a lifeline," state Attorney General Roy Cooper said. "Simply hanging up doesn't end these calls, so we went to court to make this company stop."
Carpet DryClean also agreed to get rid of the equipment it used to make the calls and to comply with North Carolina's Do-Not-Call law.
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