Bryan Cohen Oct. 15, 2013, 9:14pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a $10,000 agreement on Monday with a Wichita company that allegedly violated the No-Call Act.

Moore Water Treatment LLC, doing business as EcoWater Systems of Wichita, agreed to a consent judgment that ordered them to pay $10,000 in civil penalties and attorney fees. Moore Water was also enjoined from further No-Call Act violations. Shawnee County District Court Judge Rebecca Crotty approved the judgment.

"We continue to vigorously pursue violations of the Kansas No-Call Act," Schmidt said. "Kansans who have signed up for the Do-Not-Call list have an expectation that their privacy be respected. We will enforce the law against those who violate it."

Schmidt's Consumer Protection Division started looking into Moore Water last year after receiving a complaint from a Wichita consumer on the Do-Not-Call list. Schmidt's office received three consumer complaints against the company while the Federal Trade Commission received an additional 17 complaints.

The complaints alleged that Moore Water called consumers to conduct water quality surveys and solicit the sale of its water filtration services and products.

In 2013, Schmidt's office obtained judgments against 12 businesses for No-Call Act violations, requiring the companies to pay a total of more than $1.7 million in fees and penalties.

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