After six NALs and an Enforcement Advisory, the FCC is not finished with prepaid calling card marketing practices. On February 7th, the Enforcement Bureau issued a Notice of Apparent Liability against a prepaid card provider for failing to respond to the Bureau’s investigation.  This action serves both as a reminder to carriers of the importance of responding fully to FCC investigations and as a warning to prepaid card carriers that, despite the previous actions, the FCC’s investigations are likely to continue.  Any provider that receives or has received an inquiry from the FCC Enforcement Bureau should carefully consider its response. 

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On Friday, the FCC proposed a $25,000 fine against a carrier that failed to respond to a Commission investigation.  In the NAL, the Enforcement Bureau stated that Net One International had failed to respond to a letter of inquiry launching an investigation into its practices.  According to the NAL, the Bureau sent the letter of