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Unsolicited Text Messages

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Derma Laser Center, LLC, the complaint for this class action says, “is a medical facility that specializes in aesthetic medical procedures.” According to the same complaint, it is also a violator of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) because it does telemarketing in an unlawful way to promote its services.

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Sunrise Detox III, LLC is spending half a million dollars to settle a class action about the text messages it sent to consumers. The complaint alleged that the messages were sent to consumers’ wireless telephone numbers without first getting the consumers prior express written consent, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Merchandise on Wish.com

ContextLogic, which operates the website Wish.com, is paying $16 million to settle a class action alleging that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the company used an automatic dialing system to send the messages to promote its marketplaces and did not get the recipients’ prior express consent to receive such messages.

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SmartPay Leasing, Inc. has agreed to settle a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that SmartPay sent unwanted text messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the cell phone owners’ permission and after the cell phone owners had texted “STOP” in response.

A Few of the Shoes Sold at Rack Room

Rack Room Shoes is paying just short of $26 million to settle a class action centering on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that Rack Room Shoes violated the TCPA when it sent text messages to consumer cell phones without the cell phone owners’ permission.

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Why would a company as big and as well-established as the Coca-Cola Company use illegal telemarketing methods to gain customers? Still, the complaint for this class action alleges that the company did just that, sending text messages to consumer cell phones that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) is the largest credit union in the US, with over 8 million members, serving former military members and their families. People don’t usually think of the Navy as being lax about regulations, but the complaint for this class action alleges NFCU violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it sent unwanted text messages to consumer cell phones. 

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Designer Brands, Inc. sells designer and name brand shoes and accessories. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that they also do marketing by unlawful means—that is, by making calls to consumers that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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This class action has been brought against USHealth Group, Inc. and its subsidiary USHealth Advisors, LLC for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleges that USHealth Advisors sent telemarketing text messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the consumers’ permission.

Robot on Telephone

Companies are still trying consumers’ patience with unwanted telemarketing, including telemarketing that is illegal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This class action brings suit against Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc. for autodialed text message calls. The complaint alleges that the company has been sending these texts to the plaintiff “over the past several years…”

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