JC Penney Placed Illegal Robocalls, Class Says

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A California woman hit J.C. Penney Co. Inc. with a putative class action in federal court Tuesday, claiming the retail chain placed robocalls to her cellphone without her consent in violation of federal law.

Named plaintiff Ramona Gonzalez is seeking to represent a class of at least tens of thousands of customers who received similar unwanted automated calls from the department store to their cellphones, according to her complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Gonzalez is seeking $500 in statutory...
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