Asian Shipping Co. Hit With Class Action Over Fax Spam

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT) -- A safety products manufacturer launched a putative class action against American Asia Express Corp. in Illinois on Wednesday, claiming the shipper violated consumer protection laws by sending fax spam to noncustomers.

Saf-T-Gard International Inc. claims that AAE sent fax advertisements to businesses and individuals without their knowledge, approval or authorization.

New York-based AAE offers delivery services between the United States and China, and bills itself as the premier shipper between the countries.

“Defendant reaped the gains of substantial advertising costs, including paper, postage and the time...
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