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Ottawa, 31 March 2016


File No.: PDR 9174-1622

To: Raid Inc.

774, Saint-paul Ouest, 3rd floor
montréal (québec)

Date of Notice and Payment: 31 March 2016

Penalty: $500,000

Pursuant to section 72.07 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38(the Act), the undersigned has issued this Notice of Violation finding Raid Inc. to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC’s) Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act:

On and between 6 January 2014 and 26 november 2015, telemarketing telecommunications were made by Raid Inc., resulting in violations of Part II, section 4 of the Rules, for initiating telemarketing telecommunications to telephone numbers registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) together with Part II, section 7 of the Rules, for initiating these telemarketing telecommunications of behalf of a client that had not purchased a subscription to the National DNCL and Part III, section 3 of the Rules for initiating these telemarketing telecommunications of behalf of a client that was not registered with the National DNCL operator.

In addition,  Raid Inc.obtained and disclosed contents of the National  Do Not Call List (DNCL) to clients of its service. These actions constituted repeated violations of part II, section 10 of the Rules, for having disclosed portions of the National DNCL to persons outside of the organization.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the penalty for the violations identified above is $500,000.

The penalty of $500,000 must be paid by Raid Inc.. to “The Receiver General for Canada” in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Manon Bombardier, Chief
Compliance and Enforcement Sector

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