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The Act addresses theft committed while engaged in telemarketing or activity on any computerized system that utilizes a computer or a modem. It provides for criminal penalties, as well as civil or equitable remedies by individuals. The Act authorizes double civil and criminal penalties for such unlawful activities targeted at elderly or disabled persons. Under the Act, telemarketing investigators are designated as certified peace officers, with all associated enforcement powers.

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