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Australia: $1 million in penalties for door-to-door sales

 |  October 1, 2012

Following action by the ACCC, The Federal Court has ordered Neighborhood Energy Pty Ltd and Australian Green Credits Pty Ltd by consent to pay a total penalty of $1 million for illegal door-to-door selling practices. Neighborhood Energy, a Victorian-based electricity retailer, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Alinta Holdings, was ordered by consent to pay a penalty of $850,000. Australian Green Credits, the former door-to-door marketing contractor for Neighborhood Energy, was ordered by consent to pay $150,000. Both parties contributed towards the ACCC’s costs. 

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