Pay Phone Users Try For Class Cert. In Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (May 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A San Juan, Puerto Rico, resident claiming he was overcharged as a result of a public-phone monopoly abetted by the city's mayor has asked to represent a class of consumers in an antitrust case against the city, the mayor and the phone company.

In the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico on Thursday, plaintiff Joseph Raymond Molina moved for class certification and to serve as class representative in the case against Mayor Jorge Santini, San Juan and Phoneworks Inc.

The suit alleges that...
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