Ill. AG sues Chicago M&A company, alleges telemarketing violations

By Legal News Line | Feb 10, 2015

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - The State of Illinois filed a lawsuit against Kensington Service Group, a Chicago mergers and acquisitions company, on Wednesday alleging the company violated telemarketing laws by calling consumers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

State Attorney General Lisa Madigan has received more than 50 complaints from consumers about telemarketing calls from the company since 2012. 

The state is seeking an injunction prohibiting Kensington from committing additional violations, damages in the amount of $500 to $1,500 for each violation, all legal costs and other relief.

The State is represented by assistant attorneys general Thomas James, of Chicago, and Philip Heimlich, of Springfield. 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois-Eastern Division case No. 1:15-cv-01108.

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