Target Sends Spam Texts To Customers, Suit Claims

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- Target Corp. was hit Friday in Oklahoma federal court with a proposed nationwide class action that alleges the retailer sends unsolicited text messages to consumers’ cell phones in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Plaintiff Kenneth Hill said in his complaint that Target, in an effort to promote the sale of its products and services, engaged an unidentified mobile technology company to conduct a marketing campaign that included sending advertisements in the form of text message to the cell phones of consumers throughout the...
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