Reject a List: Sometimes, It’s No Deal

Last Updated on February 5, 2020 by sltv

As you know, is in the business of buying sales leads for a wide variety of consumers. It’s a pretty simple process: you send us the names and address of people, we perform some verifications and then send you money. We maintain your anonymity and you have extra cash in your pocket. Simple, right? That’s why it must be a surprise when occasionally we reject a list. Since lists are our lifeblood, you can rightly ask why on earth we would ever reject a list. Believe us, we hate to do it, but there are two overriding considerations:

  1. Duplicates: If a person on a lead list has previously been submitted to us, that lead cannot be resubmitted by anyone. This is just common sense. We would not be in operation for very long if we paid out multiple times for the same information. We will pay, however for updated information, like a name or address change. Our computer system easily identifies duplicates. Sometimes there is some variation in the name, say initials vs. full spelling of the first name. We can match up on address and zip code to eliminate these kinds of duplicates. When duplicates occur, it is almost always inadvertent. That’s OK – no harm, no foul. Please don’t let the occasional rejection of duplicate information keep you from continuing to send us valuable lead information. We pay top dollar and always use the information responsibly.
  2. Do Not Call: The other major reason we would reject a potential lead is if he or she is subject to do not call rules. This can arise from two sources:
  • The person has enrolled in the National Do Not Call Registry.
  • The person lives in a state that automatically assumes Do Not Call status for all residents.

For those of you unfamiliar with these types of laws, the federal government has established a Do Not Call Registry in which U.S. residents can opt out of telemarketing. While we personally think such people are closing off a valuable source of consumer information, we understand that it is a personal decision and we always honor it. The National Registry was enacted in 2003 and modified in 2007. Although it protects individuals from most telemarketing phone calls, there are several exceptions, including calls from:

  • Political organizations
  • Non-profits
  • Companies that have a pre-existing business relationship with the individual
  • Bill collectors

Also, there are some states where do not call status is automatic, so we must exclude leads from those states.

Please, don’t hesitate to continue sending your leads to We happily will pay for all leads that pass through our screens, which in our experience means that we accept most the vast majority of leads submitted to us.